Greece: Report claims illegal surveillance software was used to spy on politicians, journalists and businessmen

Greece has been rocked by a ‘wiretapping’ scandal as a bombshell report claimed Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis ‘used state intelligence to spy on dozens of people including potential political rivals, journalists and businessmen’.

Documento reported that the list of targets included former premier Antonis Samaras, current members of the cabinet and shipping magnate Vangelis Marinakis, owner of Olympiakos and Nottingham Forest football clubs.

Illegal software known as Predator was used in collaboration with technology employed by Greece’s state intelligence agency EYP, the newspaper added.

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Source: MailOnline