EU court shuts down Europol lawsuit

The General Court has rejected a data protection lawsuit by Marián Kočner, a convicted fraudster with links to a former head of Slovakia’s data protection authority – slapping down allegations that Europol leaked data from Kočner’s mobile phones while Slovak authorities investigated allegations that he ordered the killing of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kušnírová.

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