Tag: FBI

  • Trump lashes out at ‘treasonous’ officials after McCabe interview

    by levent

    US President Donald Trump has issued an angry response after a TV interview on Sunday alleged that officials had held discussions to have him removed. Mr Trump tweeted of “illegal and treasonous” behaviour and an “illegal coup attempt”. In the interview, ex-acting FBI chief Andrew McCabe said talks had been held in 2017 about invoking […]

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  • Moscow says FBI arrested Russian a day after it detained ex-U.S. Marine

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    MOSCOW/NEW YORK – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday the United States had detained a Russian citizen, a day after Moscow arrested the former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan on suspicion of spying. Whelan was taken into custody by Russia’s Federal Security Service on Dec. 28. His family have said he is innocent and that […]

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  • Call of Duty Players Linked to $3 million Cryptocurrency Theft

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    A gang of Call of Duty players is suspected of masterminding a plan to steal more than $3 million in cryptocurrency. Citing unsealed court documents, the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the group — which includes a Dolton, IL man and a man from Bloomington, IL — is alleged to have hacked into cryptocurrency wallets after gaining access to the […]

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  • In letter to Congress, Apple sends strongest denial over ‘spy chip’ story

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    Apple has doubled down on its repudiation of Bloomberg’s report last week that claimed its systems had been compromised by Chinese spies. The blockbuster story cited more than a dozen sources claiming that China installed tiny chips on motherboards built by Supermicro, which companies across the U.S. tech industry — including Amazon and Apple — have […]

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  • Cassidy: FBI Should Investigate Dems’ Efforts to Delay Kavanaugh Confirmati

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    Sen. Bill Cassidy on Saturday accused Democrats of strategically attempting to delay the Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. Following Friday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, President Trump ordered the FBI to conduct a “supplemental” probe into the sexual misconduct accusations against the nominee. “How many more charges can be brought out to smear this man?” Cassidy (R-La.) […]

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  • A Former Bitcoin Exchange Admin Could Be Key to Mueller’s Russia Investigation

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    A Russian citizen accused of running a cryptocurrency exchange that helped a billion dollar money laundering operation could be in possession of valuable information that could potentially expose how a group of Russians indicted recently by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller managed to hide their money trail using bitcoin. Bloomberg reports that Alexander Vinnik, who is currently […]

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  • Trump attacks Michael Cohen over ‘Playboy model payment tape’

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    President Donald Trump has condemned his former lawyer Michael Cohen amid US media reports that he secretly recorded Mr Trump discussing payments to a former Playboy model. The tapes were reportedly discovered during an FBI raid on Mr Cohen’s property earlier this year in New York. Mr Trump tweeted that such a raid was “almost […]

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