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Johnson covered up the incident: Did Putin hack Truss's cell phone?

Johnson covered up the incident: Did Putin hack Truss’s cell phone?

Johnson hid the incident.
Did Putin bug Truss’s cell phone?

According to a British media report, Liz Truss’s mobile phone was bugged for a long time. The Kremlin is said to be behind the action. Confidential conversations with allies were intercepted. Prime Minister Johnson saw Truss’s chances for government office in jeopardy and allegedly decided to cover for him.

Former British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s mobile phone was allegedly tapped for a long period of time before she took office. As the “daily mail“Reportedly, the security authorities are suspicious of Russia. According to this, top-secret talks with international allies were intercepted. It was also about helping Ukraine in the fight against Russia, for example, arms deliveries.

Specifically, Truss is said to have been tapped during her tenure as British Foreign Secretary. She took office in 2021. Leaked information is said to include conversations with her confidant Kwasi Kwarteng, who was finance minister when she was prime minister. According to the report, the fact that her cell phone was hacked was discovered in the summer when the issue of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s successor was discussed.

Johnson, along with Cabinet Secretary Simon Case, is said to have decided not to reveal the incident once it became known. This should keep Truss’s chances in the presidential race intact. A government spokesman declined to comment on the incident, according to the report. The cell phone is now locked away in a secure safe, the report continues.

Truss succeeded Johnson as prime minister in early September. However, he resigned after only 45 days. Meanwhile, Rishi Sunak leads the government.