Pinto was in preventive detention since March 22, 2019, after being extradited by Hungary, for the disclosure of the documents of the Football Leaks scandal, which revealed corruption and irregularities in the world of soccer. For this case, he is awaiting trial for 90 crimes: 68 of improper access, 14 of violation of correspondence, six of illegitimate access, one of computer sabotage and another of attempted extortion.When I was in prison last January, The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists made public the Luanda Leaks scandal, which includes more than 700,000 files detailing the alleged schemes used by the Angolan businesswoman Isabel Dos Santos to divert public money from Angola to tax havens. The files were provided by Pinto, as he himself confirmed from prison, where he warned that “there is still much that the Portuguese deserve to know“The Portuguese authorities have in their possession hard drives of the hacker with encrypted information that they have not yet been able to access and Pinto’s defense insisted that he was willing to reach an agreement with the Police to collaborate with the Justice. The Portuguese hacker Rui Pinto, who revealed the Football Leaks and Luanda Leaks scandals, today left the prison where he was preemptively for a year and will live in the custody of the Portuguese Judicial Police (PJ). In a statement sent to EFE, Pinto’s defense reported that the complainant “is now subject to the measure of obligation of residential permanence, with the prohibition of internet access, under the responsibility of the Judicial Police. “According to the Portuguese media, Pinto will live in a PJ facility, after reaching an agreement to collaborate with justice and decrypt several hard drives with information that was apprehended by the authorities. The Portuguese defense “trusts that other steps will be taken in the sense of the total freedom of its constituent, whose revelations contributed greatly to the fight against great criminality, mainly economic crimes,” the statement said.