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Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:22 AM

Alleged Hunter Biden Email From Giuliani Appears Forged

Brian and Eddie Krassenstein explain how the Hunter Biden emails supposedly recovered from an abandoned laptop computer by the New York Post appear to be forged.
https://politicalwire.com/2020/10/15/alleged-hunter-biden-email-appears-forged/

The article shows multiple emails which they obtained from Giuliani and Steve Bannon, but does not show any meta data or email headers which could be traced. Virtually anyone could fake an email between any two people they choose, and this appears to be exactly what Rudy Giuliani perpetrated through the NY Post.

The NY Post story, entitled ‘Smoking-gun email reveals how Hunter Biden introduced Ukrainian businessman to VP dad’ shows two emails which they claim to have obtained from Rudy Giuliani. The full PDF file for one of the emails has been published by the NY Post to Scribd, and can be viewed in its entirety at the bottom of this article.

What caught my eye immediately was the tremendous clarity of the text, when compared to the “VP” gmail icon in the upper right-hand corner. Something appeared to be off, and upon further examination, it was. Look what happens when you zoom into the PDF file (see image below). The text in the file remains crystal clear, yet the gmail icon for “VP” gets extremely pixelated. Even in the un-zoomed version, the icon is blatantly pixelated.

This is the hallmark of email alterations. There is no reason that the gmail icon should be of a different resolution than the text on the same document, unless of course the icon or the text were photoshopped in.

But to make matters even more interesting; if you view the “VP” icon, you will also notice that the right side of it is flat, and there is a very light gray color around it which does not match the background of the document. The gray background aligns perfectly with where the would-be circle is abruptly squared off. This confirms that someone used an editing tool to cut this icon out and then paste it onto a new document.


https://eddiekrassenstein.medium.com/alleged-hunter-biden-email-from-giuliani-appears-forged-2d55b08140cc

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Reply Alleged Hunter Biden Email From Giuliani Appears Forged (Original post)
kpete Oct 15 OP
underpants Oct 15 #1
Cirque du So-What Oct 15 #2
Blue Owl Oct 15 #11
SergeStorms Oct 15 #17
Iliyah Oct 15 #3
Johnny2X2X Oct 15 #4
Budi Oct 15 #5
Kid Berwyn Oct 15 #6
NewJeffCT Oct 15 #7
chia Oct 15 #10
hay rick Oct 15 #30
Roland99 Oct 15 #32
C_U_L8R Oct 15 #8
WSHazel Oct 15 #9
NJCher Oct 15 #22
rumleyfips Oct 15 #12
Celerity Oct 15 #23
yardwork Oct 15 #13
bucolic_frolic Oct 15 #14
niyad Oct 15 #15
Chakaconcarne Oct 15 #16
Botany Oct 15 #18
dalton99a Oct 15 #20
BKDem Oct 15 #19
catbyte Oct 15 #21
dhol82 Oct 15 #24
Major Nikon Oct 15 #25
CaptainTruth Oct 15 #26
aggiesal Oct 15 #37
RGTIndy Oct 15 #27
jayfish Oct 15 #28
Thekaspervote Oct 15 #29
barbtries Oct 15 #31
BobTheSubgenius Oct 15 #33
Pantagruel Oct 15 #35
Lucinda Oct 15 #34
Takket Oct 15 #36

Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:26 AM

1. Nooooooo

You have to be kidding.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:27 AM

2. Ghouliani fashions himself as a 'big picture' kind of guy

Details are for the little folk.

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Response to Cirque du So-What (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:17 AM

11. Looks like he's a few pixels short of the big picture

n/t

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Response to Cirque du So-What (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:38 AM

17. And remember...

Ghouliani was the Trump campaign's "cybersecurity advisor". Can you visualize Rudy sitting at a computer, manipulating code and cutting and pasting to come up with this amazing "October surprise"? Nah, me either. He might have hired one of his grandchildren to do it though.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:28 AM

3. Yep . .

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:29 AM

4. Metadata says they were made in mid 2019

They also have meta data that proves they were forged.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:34 AM

5. Haaaaahaaaaa!! "someone used an editing tool to cut this icon out and then paste it to the new doc"

A top notch job of cut & paste

Rudy's got one heck of a crew working for him.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:37 AM

6. Gee. So all those Facebook retweets were in error?

I’m sure they’ll apologize for all the disinformation they spread not.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:43 AM

7. While I believe it's probably true...

is there a better source than the Krassenstein Brothers?

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #7)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:11 AM

10. +1000

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #7)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 10:11 AM

30. Also waiting for a better source. nt

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #7)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 10:12 AM

32. There's this....

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:49 AM

8. Death by DPI

These trumps sure know how to bungle up their own corrupt conspiracies. What dumbasses.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 07:57 AM

9. Trump had to give the green light for this stupidity

The completely lack of integrity and absolutely immorality of the Trump crime family is bad enough, but these have to be the stupidest con men in the entire world. How did 40% of Americans fall for this nonsense?

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Response to WSHazel (Reply #9)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:06 AM

22. I always marvel

at the number of people who are bilked by Nigerian princes who want help getting their inheritance.

Sadly, Democratic governor Jay Inslee lost $100 million in Covid funds to them.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:19 AM

12. fae emails

From what I can find, it seems Hunter Biden lived in LA in 2019.

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Response to rumleyfips (Reply #12)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:18 AM

23. fae emails

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:21 AM

13. Ya think?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:24 AM

14. At this point they don't care about forgery, they care about gullible undecided voters

Democrats have to grow a pair on the last minute lying and bombshells. Our arsenal is bare. We tell the truth and think by Oct 15 we have it bagged. We can't even motivate people with fear. It's not our schtick. But fear and lies move people.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:37 AM

15. . . .

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:38 AM

16. and I'm sure Fox spent all day covering it so they didn't have to explain the unmasking

hoax

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:53 AM

18. сделано в россии

made in Russia

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Response to Botany (Reply #18)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:02 AM

20. +1

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 08:59 AM

19. But...but...

...many people in Donald's Twitter feed are calling it a bombshell, so it must be true.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:03 AM

21. Of course it is. And why would a computer owned by Hunter Biden--who lived in California

at the time--suddenly show up in a repair shop in Delaware? The whole thing reeks.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:32 AM

24. OMG! Where are my pearls.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:35 AM

25. Looks like Giuliani has some new Russian mafia buddies

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:35 AM

26. The Krassenstein bros clearly don't understand how pdfs are generated. This is normal.


In simple terms, software that generates pdfs first does an OCR, trying to recognize letters & numbers. Every letter & number it recognizes gets converted to vector graphics, which look clear & crisp no matter how you scale them. Things the software doesn't recognize as a letter or number (like the VP logo in this case) are included in the file as "ordinary" (pixelated) graphic images.

This is just how it works, it's 100% normal & 100% expected.

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Response to CaptainTruth (Reply #26)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 11:12 AM

37. I've had logos appear perfectly when converting to pdf ...

and my circular logos never have squared off edges with missing pixels.

Although I believe what you said about the conversion to pdf,
I don't believe an email with an embedded official logo would exhibit
the traits that were highlighted in the article.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:43 AM

27. I don't think they care

Most of their scandals- Benghazi, Clinton emails, Pizzagate, Fast and Furious etc, etc, etc - are proven false. Their target audience doesn't care about that. They just want something their followers can post on Facebook to muddy the water.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:44 AM

28. That's Pretty Flimsy.

They should be looking at the header information for the message in question. With that header info they can see if the email came from a google server and whether the "From" (v.pozharskiukraine@gmail.com) address is the actual address it was sent from. Also, why would a state actor use a gmail account?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 09:57 AM

29. Actually, the metadata shows the pdf files were created on 9/29 & 10/10

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 10:11 AM

31. of course.

jeez they must really live in a drastic bubble that allowed them to believe they would get away with this.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 10:21 AM

33. "...could have seen this?"

How did they miss it? Obviously, the Post didn't employ the smallest amount of due diligence.

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Response to BobTheSubgenius (Reply #33)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 10:45 AM

35. NY Post story

"Expose' published in a Murdoch owned newspaper and talked about endlessly on a Murdoch owned news channel (Fox).

Surprise!!!!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 10:42 AM

34. KNR

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 10:53 AM

36. Has NY Post retracted This bullshit yet???

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