Conversation between two police officers formed basis of EncroChat warrant, court hears

Conversation between two police officers formed basis of EncroChat warrant, court hears

The National Crime Agency (NCA) received a warrant to covertly harvest hundreds of thousands of messages from the EncroChat encrypted mobile phone network, on the basis of a conversation between a French and a British law enforcement official that was not confirmed in writing, a court was told this week. The claim was made during the second day of a legal challenge in Britain’s most secret court, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, which will decide whether the NCA had a lawful …