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WikiLeaks Publishes 71,000 Pirated Emails during the Macron Campaign

The movement of Emmanuel Macron, Le Republic en Marche, complained on Monday of a “destabilization operation” after the publication of pirated emails by WikiLeaks related to the presidential campaign of the head of state. “Under the guise of novelty, WikiLeaks does is take over the destabilization operation organized in May,” said the party in a statement.

WikiLeaks said Monday it published 71,000 pirated electronic messages and emails just before the second round of the presidential party officials of Emmanuel Macron, and the party, La Republic en Marche, which “will inform justice” .

21 000 genuine emails

In a statement, WikiLeaks claims to have been able to confirm the authenticity of only 21,000 emails (dubbed“MacronLeaks” ), but believes that “the overwhelming majority of the rest of the emails is authentic” .

These emails were circulated on the internet just before the second round of the presidential election, but so far they were difficult to read. The site added a search engine to make it more easily accessible.

In a statement, the Republic turned stressed that “according to our preliminary investigations, those documents are the same as those from the hacking operation organized on the 5th May ” .

“Destabilization operation”

“Under the guise of novelty, WikiLeaks does is take over the destabilization operation organized in May” , deplores the party.

The Party of Emmanuel Macron, Le Republic en Marche (LREM) called “for vigilance on the nature of these publications. The hacking operation had resulted in the spread of many false in addition to authentic documents in the internal workings of the movement “ .



The Emmanuel Macron party will “inform the prosecutor of this new publication as part of the complaint and already under review for unauthorized access, fraudulent data extraction, reached the secrecy of correspondence and spoofing identity “ .

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