Minister Kamp had a state secret in private mail

Minister Kamp had a state secret in private mail

Tech November 18, 2016 08:30

- Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp had his private email account confidential documents, one of which is a state secret. According to a study on the email traffic of the Minister Kamp writes in a letter to parliament.

The research results are also presented to the Supreme Court, the Attorney General. Which concluded that there is insufficient reason to establish a criminal investigation.

The e-mail using the minister arose earlier this year fuss. In response, let Camp carry out research into the contents of his mailbox. In it were a 'twenty' found confidential documents, according to Camp. The document was classified as 'state secret' was a note on negotiations on working conditions at an independent administrative body.

Camp argues that the use of private mail are made easy for him to work in the evenings and weekends. 'I am there to have been insufficiently aware that, given the nature of my work, the private was not suitable that I use e-mail service,' the minister writes. He emphasizes that his private mail no longer used for his work.

In total, the researchers found the Audit Empire, part of the Ministry of Finance, 23. 534 emails between January 2009 and May 2016 Kamps inbox streamed. Of these 11 819 work-related. Camp also has intelligence service AIVD asked to look at the documents found. The service ruled that they 'may have the interest of foreign intelligence services (did),' said Camp. The AIVD asked no follow-up study in.

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