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Tue Oct 30, 2018, 04:22 PM

As I said last week....Dunning Kruger Effect at work.

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https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-the-crazy-cabal-trying-to-smear-robert-mueller



In his efforts to dig up dirt on Mueller, Burkman appears to have enlisted outside help. Jacob Wohl, a right wing Twitter personality and a self-described friend of Burkman, said Burkman had told him he had hired Matthew Cohen, who claims to be a managing partner at the private investigations company Surefire Intelligence, to assist with the investigation. In fact, it appears that Cohen is Wohl.

Surefire is a bit of a mystery. Since-deleted Craigslist advertisements for the company said it “was founded by two members of Israel's elite intelligence community.” The ads billed services including “counter intelligence,” “private spies,” and “ethical hackers.”

At least seven supposed employees of the company use fake headshots on their LinkedIn profiles. Talia Yaniv, whose page lists her as Surefire’s “Tel Aviv station chief,” uses a photo of Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli. The photo of Surefire’s “financial investigator” is actually actor Christoph Waltz. The company’s “station chief” in DC uses a photo of Sigourney Weaver’s husband. And its deputy director of operations ripped off a headshot from a Michigan pastor.

Among the little public information available on the company is a pair of suspiciously vague posts on the publishing platform Medium. Both posts were written to appear as journalistic exposes of the company but neither does much beyond extolling its supposed expertise and impressive client list—without naming any of the clients. Both the posts were written by self-described journalists whose Twitter accounts were created in the last three months, and neither has done much beyond promote their Medium posts on Surefire.

The website lists offices in Los Angeles and nearby Irvine, CA, Washington D.C., New York, Tel Aviv, London, and Zurich. All of the U.S. phone numbers are Google Voice contacts that redirect callers to a single phone number with an area code corresponding to Orange County, CA, from which Wohl’s family also hails.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 04:25 PM

1. Sounds like Wohl and Burkman are about to disappear up each other's assholes

Can the resurrection of Gannon/Guckert be far behind?

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 04:31 PM

2. lol i'm wondering if erran morad works there!

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 04:52 PM

3. D'nesh is available

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 04:53 PM

4. This sounds like high schoolers set it up...

Did they really think they could get away with this?

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 05:42 PM

5. Follow the money

Who is paying all these clowns.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 06:29 PM

6. K&R

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