Russians leaked Mueller probe evidence online, prosecutors say

Russians leaked Mueller probe evidence online, prosecutors say

Russians leaked Mueller probe evidence online, prosecutors say

The filing cited a tweet from the account posted in October 2018 claiming to have obtained information from the Mueller investigation and posting them in a link so that the public can read them.

You can view all the files Mueller had about the IRA and Russian collusion.

But Mueller said in his filing that doing so "unreasonably risks the national security interests of the United States".

Prosecutors now allege that some of the information turned over to Concord before trial got out in October - after a now-suspended Twitter user touted that it had a "Mueller database" and a computer with a Russian IP address published thousands of documents online.

Since May 2017 Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been probing into claims the Russian authorities tried to influence the 2016 USA presidential election.

At least now we know where the attacks on Mueller are coming from - Russian Federation.

Specifically, the Mueller team claims that the evidence in question "identifies uncharged individuals and entities that the government believes are continuing to engage in operations that interfere with lawful US government functions".

And Reuters reported that a journalist had received a message from a hacker claiming to have hacked a Russian legal firm that had received the evidence from Concord's USA law firm, Reed Smith LLP.

On Wednesday, Mueller filed a motion to oppose discovery in case against Concord Management and Consulting LLC, which he indicted last February on charges of running the Internet Research Agency, also known as the "St. Petersburg troll factory".

The webpage allegedly linked in the tweet is said to have contained "file folders with names and folder structures that are unique to the names and structures of materials. produced by the government in discovery".

Lawyers for Concord Management had no immediate comment.

The prosecutors stated that the filesharing site confirmed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation that the account which had these materials was registered from a Russian IP-address.

To wit, Mueller is making an assertion based on a tweet and a webpage - that now do not exist - to argue that it should not disclose further "sensitive" evidence to defendants in a Russiagate case.

Prosecutors said the Federal Bureau of Investigation had determined that the documents had not been stolen from government servers. "You can view all the files Mueller had about the IRA and Russian Federation collusion".

The U.S. government warned that Concord's requests could jeopardize the secrecy of a grand jury matter and identify "uncharged individuals and entities that the government believes are continuing to engage" in interference operations like those Concord is charged with undertaking.

Friedrich, who said previous year she would reconsider the question of sharing evidence with Prigozhin when the case was further along, scheduled a hearing on that issue for March 7. Instead, prosecutors say individuals who had access to the evidence in the case may have spread it.

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