"I address those dark forces, who intend to blackmail our population and our society: we will find each of you and you will not be able to frighten and terrorise people." Five people have subsequently been arrested in connection with possessing, or intending to share sex tapes.
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has promised that those responsible will be "punished in an exemplary manner", and the interior ministry and intelligence services will help investigate the case.
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The file had been replicated, and the footage went viral.
What surprised everybody was the quality of the recording.
Links sent as messages by anonymous Facebook accounts on Friday March 11 to members of the Georgian media opened up a video of a former government minister, recognisable to everyone, having extra-marital sex in high definition.
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