Eva Deschamps / October 3, 2022
The personal cell phone numbers of British Prime Minister Liz Truss and 25 ministers are for sale on the Internet after a data theft, British media report.
The Mail on Sunday reports that the phone numbers had appeared on an American website. A week’s access to the database on the website would cost only £6.49.
According to the media outlet, the numbers of Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng, Defence Minister Ben Wallace, Foreign Minister James Cleverly and Home Secretary Suella Braverman, among others, are on the list.
The news raises concerns about the security of the ministers, as foreign intelligence agencies could have access to the information.
The government declined to comment on the information.