(AL ARABY) New details have emerged about two former Twitter employees who have been indicted on charges of acting as undeclared agents of Saudi Arabia after accusations they had been spying on critics of the Kingdom.
Ahmad Abouammo, 41 and Ali Alzabarah, 35 are accused of spying on Saudi Arabian dissidents for Mohammad bin Salman's office.
They are accused of collecting and handing over data on users who criticised the country's royals, according to a criminal complaint lodged by the FBI.
Advertisement - story continues below
The personal information of these users reportedly included phone numbers and IP addresses, and were such that they could be used to track them down in real life, a source told BuzzFeed News.