In the 'early days' when Rui Pinto was treated as a criminal for blowing the whistle on corruption

Whistleblower/ hacker Rui Pinto among names selected for Portugal’s first anti-corruption trophy

Young computer genius Rui Pinto – initially pilloried by the Portuguese press for being “a computer hacker”; now very much recognised as a whistleblower whose information on deep seated corruption has been invaluable, is one of 14 people whose names have been put forward for the Tágides Trophy 2021, Portugal’s first ‘anti corruption prize’ – an initiative conceived by association All4integrity, patronised by President of the Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.