On Monday, Aug. 12, hackers leaked 700 GB of data obtained from the government of Argentina, including confidential documents, wiretaps and biometric information from the Argentine Federal Police, along with the personal data of police officers. The Twitter account of the Argentine Naval Prefecture was hacked as well, and used not only to share links to the stolen information but also to spread fake news about a nonexistent British attack on Argentine ships.
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The front page of the Washington Post has a revelation: the CIA thinks that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had a direct role in the killing of Post correspondent Jamal Kashoggi. This is big news and another scoop for the Post's excellent team of reporters. They have done their job well.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the arrest of a senior employee at the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN.
I get it. You don't like the president. I don't either, so I understand. But you, whoever you are, are doing as much damage, if not more, to the United States than he ever will. Really.
I assume you think you are doing the world a favor. I assume you have the best intentions. But stop. Just stop leaking. Really.
The President is having a bad week. His National Security Adviser has resigned in disgrace as accusations of improper contacts between then-Candidate Trump and his associates embroil the already chaotic and dysfunctional White House. With mounting calls for bipartisan congressional investigations, a steady stream of media scoops regarding the ongoing investigation adds ever more fuel to the fire. Wherever it leads, the story of “the Russia Connection” will not be going away anytime soon.