Mueller: Russians bought Facebook ads with false identities

In his probe of Russian meddling in the US election, Special counselor Robert Mueller uncovered a highly sophisticated system, whereby the conspirators impersonated Americans on Facebook, Instagram, Google’s YouTube and Twitter. Russia’s “Internet Research Agency” opened US bank accounts with Social Security numbers, account numbers and identities stolen from Americans. These accounts were used to buy Facebook ads for shaping US public opinion. This revelation puts Facebook and Twitter on notice to bolster their defense systems or risk government regulation.  PayPal accounts were used to purchase advertisements and to buy buttons, flags and banners for the political rallies organized through the social media scheme, according to the indictment.

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9 thoughts on “Mueller: Russians bought Facebook ads with false identities

  • Feb 17, 2018 @ 10:54 at 10:54
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    if this holds up in any court then we can get that soros fuuucker arrested

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    • Feb 17, 2018 @ 13:13 at 13:13
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      This would be ONE of the hundreds of reasons why Soros should be arrested.
      He is the devil personified and should be put away for good.

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      • Feb 18, 2018 @ 15:41 at 15:41
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        you should be arrested with criminal putin kgb

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    • Feb 18, 2018 @ 15:42 at 15:42
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      you are a mother fucker like putin kgb

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  • Feb 17, 2018 @ 15:06 at 15:06
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    Facebook and Google allow Russia and Soros-funded funds to use their platforms for espionage on America but they shut down any site that allows for discussion on Islam and what Islam says about conquest, terrorism, Jew-hate, infidel-hate, etc.

    These internet companies are turning into backers of left-wing totalitarianism and Islamism.

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    • Feb 18, 2018 @ 15:43 at 15:43
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      not soros funds but kgb stolen funds putin criminal kgb

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  • Feb 17, 2018 @ 19:00 at 19:00
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    Obama,

    Worked against Netanyahu in last Israeli elections….perhaps Israel needs to indict.

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  • Feb 18, 2018 @ 10:45 at 10:45
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    That’s all? How much those allegedly Moscow’s operatives spent on the ads and how much Mueller spent on finding that out? All this drama for what?

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  • Feb 18, 2018 @ 11:16 at 11:16
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    “Mueller uncovered a highly sophisticated system, whereby the conspirators impersonated Americans” to wage an “information war”…

    And you call it a “highly sophisticated system”? Almost any smart kid could do that. It’s like a dozen Palestinian kids wearing stolen kippot throwing stones at Merkavas. Not really a war…

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