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Prosecutor’s Office Launches Investigation Into Pegasus Spyware Case

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.07.23.

The Regional Proscutor’s Office of Investigations of Budapest has launched an investigation into the Pegasus spyware case under suspicion of illegally gathering information.

The investigation is aimed at ascertaining whether criminal activities have been committed, the National Proscutor’s Office of Investigations said in a statement on Thursday.

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Justice Minister Varga said that every kind of suspicion on information gathering needs to be investigated, while state secretary Kovács says the international scandal is a fabrication to attack PM Orbán.Continue reading

In the featured photo illustration: chief prosecutor Péter Polt. Photo by Zoltán Balogh/MTI