A Russian citizen with Polish residency has been arrested on espionage charges, the National Prosecutor’s Office told PAP on Tuesday.
Two Belarusian citizens have been charged with spying for Belarus's intelligence service, a Poznan District Prosecutor's spokesperson told PAP on Wednesday.
The director of Poland’s National Security Department Stanislaw Zaryn said: ”These are people who function within the framework of diplomatic status, but de facto conduct intelligence activities against Poland.”
A Spanish citizen, apparently posing as a journalist, has been arrested for spying for Russia.
Donald Tusk, leader of Poland's main opposition grouping, has lashed out at the government for its alleged use of the Pegasus software to spy on government opponents.
A senior Polish security official has responded to fresh allegations that a further two people were victims of hacking with Pegasus spyware, saying that all surveillance operations were carried out in accordance with the law.
Senator Krzysztof Brejza has told a parliamentary body probing a spyware case that his phone had been digitally broken into multiple times when he was running the election campaign of the largest opposition bloc, Civic Platform.
A group of members of the European Parliament will come to Poland to investigate alleged surveillance against people linked with the country's opposition.
The head of the Senate, Poland’s upper house of parliament, has asked the interior minister to explain the circumstances that led to the phone of a senator’s wife being hacked so it could send bomb threats.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Law and Justice, the dominant party in the governing coalition, has confirmed that Poland possesses Israeli-made Pegasus spyware but has dismissed accusations that it was used against opposition figures as "complete nonsense."