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Broadly, yes. What I was seeing here was an investigator. In terms of the extent of illegal activity, so for instance was his whole week 100 per cent spent in illegal activity? I don't know. I think a substantial amount of his time was spent in illegal activity, and it's difficult for me to actually put a figure on whether the whole of his time, half of his time or whatever amount of his time was put to illegal activity.

There was also research activity which was taking place, as I have mentioned, with regard to the documents we found in various stages of research. Now, that may well have been legitimate, open-source research and other perhaps nefarious research that he would have been undertaking. Whether that would have breached the criminal law, I don't know.

So broadly the answer to your question is: yes.

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