Tag: confide

AG report says Greitens’ office didn’t break any laws with use of Confide app

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The investigation by the Attorney General’s Office into the usage of the text-deleting Confide app by Governor Eric Greitens and his staff has been completed, and the findings seem to vindicate the embattled Republican governor. In a news release issued Thursday afternoon, the Governor’s Office released the final report from the Attorney General’s Office investigation, stating that the report confirms that the Governor’s Office has “never used Confide or any similar […]

Sunshine Project files lawsuit against Governor Greitens over alleged usage of Confide app

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens’ use of the mobile application known as Confide has officially landed him in legal hot waters. A lawsuit seeking an injunction and damages over the  Republican governor and his staff’s use of the encrypted messaging app was filed in the Cole County Circuit Court for The Sunshine Project following a report by the Kansas City Star exposing the administration’s use of the app in December. It also calls […]

Could Hawley investigate or sue Greitens over a texting app?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Attorney General Josh Hawley is reportedly weighing a decision as to whether he should appoint a special investigator to look into the usage of the text app, Confide, by Governor Eric Greitens and his staff. Last week, the Kansas City Star reported that the Republican freshman governor and his staff used the app, bringing about a number of questions concerning alleged transparency issues, as the app deletes messages and prevents saving, […]