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Sun May 6, 2018, 09:29 AM

[THREAD] According to this story, in May of last year, Team Trump asked an Israeli intel firm to dig



Last year, my wife was serving on the fundraising committee of my daughter's public charter school in DC. One day, out of the blue, she received an email from someone claiming to represent a socially responsible private equity firm in the UK. 2/10

This "UK person" said "she" was flying to DC soon and wanted to have coffee with my wife to discuss the possibility of including my daughter's school in their educational fund network. 3/10

This was not a generic "Nigerian prince" scam. This person had all sorts of specific information on my wife's volunteer duties at an obscure DC elementary school. 4/10

There was a website for the firm (which no longer exists, by the way), but it had no depth to it, and there was no detailed information about the "UK person" who reached out to my wife. 5/10

My wife shared the email with me and a few people we know in both the finance and education fields. All agreed that the entire scenario seemed implausible and seemed like an approach by a foreign intelligence entity. 6/10

To test the implausibility, my wife kept trying to encourage the "UK person" over email to meet with other school fundraising officers & leadership while "she" was in DC, providing relevant contact info. But the "UK person" kept insisting that "she" had to meet with my wife. 7/10

At that point, my wife stopped corresponding.

This all happened in late May and early June of last year. 8/10

Perhaps it was just a coincidence that this obvious scam targeting my family had all the hallmarks of an intel op and coincided with Team Trump's reported efforts to "dig up dirt" on me. 9/10

But the fact that I even have to think about the possibility that my family was targeted by people working for the President is yet another sign of the fundamental degradation of our country that Trump has produced. 10/10


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Reply [THREAD] According to this story, in May of last year, Team Trump asked an Israeli intel firm to dig (Original post)
demmiblue May 2018 OP
tanyev May 2018 #1
G_j May 2018 #2
demmiblue May 2018 #3

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Sun May 6, 2018, 10:07 AM

1. Jeez, these people.

There is no floor.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2018, 10:09 AM

2. Wow

Just no end to the treachery

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Mon May 7, 2018, 09:12 PM

3. Rachel is talking about this right now. n/t

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