Netanyahu Rival Benny Gantz Denies Blackmail Info Discovered in Iranian Hack of Phone

The Associated Press
The Associated Press

Haaretz reports: Benny Gantz, the chariman of the Kahol Lavan political alliance, said on Friday no compromising data was found on the phone breached by Iran, and claimed the whole matter was ‘a political spin’ meant to obscure Israel’s real issues.

Earlier, Gantz reassured his part’s members that there are no sex tapes of him. According to the report by journalist Amit Segal, Gantz was approached by two officials from Israel’s Shin Ben security service five weeks ago, during the election campaign, and was informed that his private device was breached.

The two told Gantz that the hack into one of his devices occurred around that time, during the election campaign, and that the Iranians have the content of his phone.

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