Surveillance affair snowballs as opposition makes new spyware claim

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, Institutions, New Democracy, Parliament, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA

The phone tapping scandal took another twist on Friday, when a SYRIZA MP claimed that he, too, had been targeted by the Predator spyware, fuelling an already very tense atmosphere between the government and the opposition, epitomised by MPs walking out of the parliamentary inquiry.

Ex-transport minister Christos Spirtzis filed a complaint with the Supreme Court prosecutor on Friday in which he claimed he was sent two text messages in late 2021 that contained links which would infect his phone with the spyware. It is not clear if S...

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