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Thu Nov 3, 2016, 11:42 PM

FBI examining fake documents targeting Clinton campaign

FBI examining fake documents targeting Clinton campaign
Reuters POLITICS | Thu Nov 3, 2016 | 7:42pm EDT
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-documents-idUSKBN12Y2WY

By Mark Hosenball | WASHINGTON

The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies are examining faked documents aimed at discrediting the Hillary Clinton campaign as part of a broader investigation into what U.S. officials believe has been an attempt by Russia to disrupt the presidential election, people with knowledge of the matter said.

U.S. Senator Tom Carper, a Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security Committee, has referred one of the documents to the FBI for investigation on the grounds that his name and stationery were forged to appear authentic, some of the sources who had knowledge of that discussion said.

In the letter identified as fake, Carper is quoted as writing to Clinton, “We will not let you lose this election,” a person who saw the document told Reuters.

The fake Carper letter, which was described to Reuters, is one of several documents presented to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Justice for review in recent weeks, the sources said.
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A spokesman for the FBI confirmed the agency was “in receipt of a complaint about an alleged fake letter” related to the election but declined further comment. Others with knowledge of the matter said the FBI was also examining other fake documents that recently surfaced.

U.S. intelligence officials have warned privately that a campaign they believe is backed by the Russian government to undermine the credibility of the U.S. presidential election could move beyond the hacking of Democratic Party email systems. That could include posting fictional evidence of voter fraud or other disinformation in the run-up to voting on Nov. 8, U.S. officials have said.

Russian officials deny any such effort.

In addition to the Carper letter, the FBI has also reviewed a seven-page electronic document that carries the logos of Democratic pollster Joel Benenson’s firm, the Benenson Strategy Group, and the Clinton Foundation, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

The document, identified as a fake by the Clinton campaign, claims poll ratings had plunged for Clinton and called for “severe strategy changes for November” that could include “staged civil unrest” and “radiological attack” with dirty bombs to disrupt the vote.
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Response to ColemanMaskell (Original post)

Thu Nov 3, 2016, 11:46 PM

1. This stuff is insane.

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Response to ColemanMaskell (Original post)

Thu Nov 3, 2016, 11:49 PM

2. "We have investigated ourselves, and find no evidence of any wrongdoing."

Sincerely,
Rudy Giula…I mean James Comey

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Response to ColemanMaskell (Original post)

Fri Nov 4, 2016, 12:08 AM

3. It's fake y'all.

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Response to ColemanMaskell (Original post)

Fri Nov 4, 2016, 12:40 AM

4. Never forget CNN fired Donna Brazile on this trumped up "evidence". That last para you quoted...

...is truly chilling.

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Response to ColemanMaskell (Original post)

Fri Nov 4, 2016, 12:54 AM

5. Shades of faked birth certificate.

Guess they got the same person who faked the birth certificate back to work. See dipshit donnie has created jobs.

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