The British authorities on Friday raided the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, sweeping it for evidence that could implicate the scandal-hit communications company in illegal data mining on Facebook to influence voters in political campaigns.
The move is the latest in a slew of investigations across Britain, the United States, the European Union and Australia, sparked by revelations of the misuse of personal information of more than 50 million Facebook users, capping a week of turmoil for both the consulting firm and the social media giant.
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