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Liam Fox faces growing scrutiny over Russian hack of personal email

Opposition MPs and former civilian servants demand to know exactly how UK-US trade dossier appeared online

Liam Fox is facing questions from opposition politicians, former civil servants and campaigners about how Russian hackers were apparently able to obtain government documents marked “official sensitive [UK eyes only]” from his personal email last year.

The former minister’s account is believed to have been accessed repeatedly between July and October, and 451 pages of emails and policy documents were subsequently posted on Reddit, prompting questions as to whether the dossier had come directly from Fox’s personal email.

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