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U.S. Blames Iran For Threatening Election Emails, Says Russia May Interfere Too

Posted on AllSides October 22nd, 2020
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elections, Presidential elections, 2020 Election, DNI, FBI, Iranian interference, Russian interference

Iranian influence specialists are behind threatening emails sent to voters in Alaska and Florida, U.S. officials said on Wednesday evening and suggested that more such interference could be in store from Russia.

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said the U.S. intelligence community believes Iranian and Russian operatives obtained voter-record information, which enabled Iran to target some people with intimidating emails based on party registration about how they'd better vote for President Trump "or else."

The senders posed as members of the white supremacist Proud Boys and claimed they had...

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https://www.npr.org/2020/10/21/926445682/u-s-blames-iran-for-threatening-election-emails-says-russia-may-interfere-too

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