October 20, 2018 / 12:03 AM / a month ago

Brazil court opens probe over bulk electoral messages on WhatsApp

Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Whatsapp logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

BRASÍLIA (Reuters) - Brazilian top electoral court TSE approved on Friday opening a probe over actions to distribute bulk electoral messages against leftist presidential candidate Fernando Haddad over the WhatsApp messaging service, according to official documents.

Reporting by Ricardo Brito; Editing by Sandra Maler

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