RealNews

Brazil Probes Spying on Leader's Adviser

Brazilian authorities are investigating a report that international security consultant Kroll Inc. spied on a top presidential adviser as part of its probe into a corporate dispute between two telecommunications companies, officials said. Communications Minister Luiz Gushiken said the alleged spying on him reported by the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper took place before he was appointed but was “illegal” and is being investigated by Brazil’s Justice Ministry. Kroll obtained several e-mails written by Gushiken during the firm’s investigation of Telecom Italia SpA for Brasil Telecom Participacoes SA, Brazil’s third largest fixed-line operator, the newspaper said in a report published Thursday. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.