– If I was wiretapped or under surveillance in any way, as a public figure, a deputy minister, also a Warsaw councilor, I would have no problem with it because I have nothing to hide, Olga Semeniuk said on Radio Zet. Journalist Patryk Słowik commented on the words of the Deputy Minister of Development and Technology.
Last week, the AP agency reported that Krzysztof Brejza, senator of the Civic Coalition, is the next person, after Roman Giertych, whose phone was allegedly hacked using Pegasus. The findings of the mentioned source were one of the topics discussed in the program on Radio Zet, in which Olga Semeniuk was a guest. Beata Lubecka quoted a question from a listener. – If you were the head of the electoral staff during the election campaign of anyone, and it turned out that your phone was spied on by Pegasus during the campaign, would you consider this an attempt to influence the elections? – asked the journalist.
– I do not want to comment on specific operational methods, but I have nothing to hide and I will tell the editor that if I were wiretapped or surveilled in any way, as a public figure, deputy minister, also a councilor of Warsaw, I would have no problem with it , because I have nothing to hide – said Deputy Minister of Development and Technology Olga Semeniuk.
Journalist vs. Olga Semeniuk. “Let’s just say, I’m checking”
The Wirtualna Polska journalist commented on this thread of the conversation. “Let’s just say, I’m checking. Can you post your bank statement from last month? And paste us photos from your phone from the last quarter? There’s nothing to hide,” wrote Patryk Słowik on Twitter, tagging Olga Semeniuk.
“In Poland, operational control is carried out in justified cases described by law, after obtaining the consent of the Prosecutor General and after issuing a decision by the court.” The quality of Polish journalism,” replied the deputy minister. “You have nothing to hide,” repeated Patryk Słowik.