In the preliminary ruling obtained by the Lusa company, Judge Carlos Alexandria introduced on the precise phrases of the prosecution’s (MP) indictment (choice to place them on trial) after the three defendants requested an investigation, an non-obligatory section aimed toward The Criminal Investigating Judge decides whether or not to proceed with the process and in what manner the sentence shall be delivered.
In February 2020, the MP accused Porto FC’s communications director Francisco J. Marquez, Porto Canal’s director Júlio Magalhães and commentator Diogo Faria of breaches of correspondence and improper entry by disclosing the contents of Benfica’s emails. TV.
The indictment by the Central Department of Investigation and Criminal Action (DCIAP) prices Francisco J. Marques with six counts of violation of communications or telecommunications, three of that are aggravated, and one rely of improper entry.
Júlio Magalhães was charged with three counts of aggravated violations of communications or telecommunications, whereas Diogo Faria, commentator on the Porto Canal’s “Universo Porto – da Bancada” program, was charged with planning communications or telecommunications that violated Benfica’s email content material and different misconduct entry.
Judge Carlos Alexandre referred the case to the Central Criminal Court of Lisbon.
“Given that the situation the place the defendants acquired this email is unknown, they acquired this set of emails, we enchantment the definition of the competent courtroom on the trial stage, by the competent territorial courtroom, concerning the crime. Send it to the Central Criminal Court of Lisbon” , Reading Instructional Decisions.
The congressman’s indictment states, “On an inconceivable date, however definitely earlier than April 4, 2017, an unspecified particular person accessed the pc methods of ‘Grupo Sport Lisboa e Benfica’ with none authorization, particularly is the email of a number of workers of the group with the area “@slbenfica.pt”.
DCIAP added that after gaining this entry, “it leaked the whole digital communications of a number of collaborators and, after possessing them, determined to share them with the defendant, Francisco J. Marquez, because the features he carried out have been well-known. “.
To this finish, on a day that the investigation couldn’t decide, however previous to April 4, 2017, “an unknown particular person created the digital deal with firstname.lastname@example.org” by means of which he despatched at 2:47 pm on April 2 April 4, 2017, email to Francisco J. Marques, with description in “topic”: “Briefing by commentator Lampões with message:” These are the final two “briefings” despatched to commentator Lampões. Carlos Janela is the writer”.
After receiving the email “with a number of paperwork connected,” Francisco J. Marques “created the email email@example.com as a way to communicate with this particular person, permitting the content material of the message to be encrypted”.
DCIAP highlighted that, along with the doc despatched on April 4, 2017, “an unidentified particular person” despatched “a complete of 20 GB of digital correspondence” between April 6 and July 12, 2017″ from “slbenfica@ pt” server or from a “hyperlink” to an entry server.
Between 18 April 2017 and 20 February 2018, in about 20 tasks at Universo Porto da Bancada, J. Marques “disclosed about 55 letters exchanged between Benfica Group workers and between them and third events. e-mail”.