Not enough evidence to prosecute Matt Hancock CCTV leak suspects

13/04/2022 | The Guardian

Following an investigation, the ICO has said that is not enough evidence to prosecute two people suspected of leaking CCTV footage from the Department for Health and Social Care of Matt Hancock kissing his aide, Gina Coladangelo, to the Sun newspaper. The ICO investigation into alleged breaches of the Data Protection Act 2018 was launched after the images emerged, which involved the raiding of two properties where computer equipment and electronic devices were seized.

In a statement, the ICO said, "Forensic analysis revealed that the leaked images were most likely obtained by someone recording the CCTV footage screens with a mobile phone."

Read the full ICO statement regarding the announcement. 

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