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#Encrochat Tribunal ‘Misleading impression’

Matthew Ryder KC, representing defendants, said it was completely impossible to know whether a critical meeting between Sweeting and Jeremy Decou, a senior French investigating officer to verify what type of warrant was needed,  took place because there were no witnesses to the meeting and no records of it taking place.

“The absence of anyone else being told about it suggests that it did not happen,” he said. “But if it did happen, then it was given a weight it should not have been given.”

Ryder claimed that Sweeting had misled the independent judicial commissioners responsible for approving the NCA warrant by wrongly suggesting that her description of the EncroChat hacking operation had been approved by the French gendarmerie.

In practice, she had spoken to one gendarme with limited technical knowledge and whose second language was English, the court heard.

The gendarmerie were unable to give any description of how the hacking operation worked because it was protected by French defence secrecy laws, said Ryder.

“That warrant gave a knowingly misleading impression that there had been formal communication and assent but Ms Sweeting knew there could never be formal communication and assent,” he told the court.

Ryder said the NCA had taken no steps to ask Decou to confirm what had happened during his meeting with Sweeting, even though the NCA had the opportunity to do so.

“They have decided to deprive the tribunal of the answer Decou could have provided,” he said.

Ryder claimed that the obvious presumption was that Decou’s answer would not have agreed with the NCA’s version of events.

He said the position was “shocking” and the weight of Sweeting’s evidence about her meeting with Decou should be questioned.

“It is the right conclusion to draw that she is not a credible witness [on this point] and her evidence cannot be relied upon,” said Ryder.

Ryder told the court that Sweeting moved her email conversations with Decou to WhatsApp but did not disclose her WhatsApp conversations when criminal proceedings began in 2020.

“We learn that the reason is that she had reviewed the WhatsApp messages but did not find them relevant,” he said. “We say that is an uncomfortable position for an NCA officer to take.”

That might have been a misjudgment, said Ryder.

Sweeting’s evidence showed there was no note, no information and no evidence of her key discussion with Decou until she made a statement in September 2020, seven months after the meeting took place, Ryder told the court.

“There is no record of her confirming the meeting took place to colleagues – no evidence of any kind,” he said. “If she had told someone or written it down, that could have been put to the judicial commissioners.”

The court heard that the NCA had a duty of candour to disclose the full facts around a warrant application to independent judicial commissioners responsible for approving the warrant.

Sweeting deliberately chose not to ask Decou to confirm in writing what he had said to her in the informal exchange she had with him at the end of the Europol meeting, said Ryder.

“The corollary of not asking the question is, you don’t have anything to present to the judicial commissioners,” he said.

The court heard that when Decou was interviewed by the NCA in September 2020, he contradicted the NCA’s claims that EncroChat hacking operation only recovered stored messages from handsets, saying that during stage two of the operation, they were collected as live intercept.

Decou had also written a report on the French EncroChat operation, Operation Emma, on 2 April 2020 which referred to data being collected live and which made no reference to collecting stored data.

Defence lawyers argued that these facts were critical to determine whether the NCA could be lawfully granted a warrant, but were not put by the NCA to judicial commissioners.

“It is one thing to say that I am going to informally get this – and there can be criticism of that – but it’s a different order if you do that and don’t disclose it to anyone,” Ryder told the court.

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