Rui Pinto's testimony, at the Lisbon Central Criminal Court, was scheduled for May 13, but was successively postponed due to delays in consulting the records seized by the Judiciary Police, requested by the defense of the defendant in the Football Leaks case.

Rui Pinto, 33, is charged with a total of 90 crimes: 68 of improper access, 14 of violation of correspondence, six of illegitimate access, targeting entities such as Sporting, Doyen, the PLMJ law firm, the Portuguese Federation of Football (FPF) and the Attorney General's Office (PGR), and also for computer sabotage of Sporting's SAD and for extortion, in the attempted form

The creator of Football Leaks has been out of jail since August 7, 2020, "due to his collaboration" with the Judiciary Police (PJ) but is, for security reasons, is part of the witness protection programme.