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Thu Oct 29, 2020, 11:29 AM

Wisconsin GOP says hackers stole $2.3 million from Trump re-election effort

The party noticed the suspicious activity on Oct. 22 and contacted the FBI on Friday.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/wisconsin-gop-says-hackers-stole-2-3-million-trump-re-n1245267


Hackers stole $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party's account that was being used to help re-elect President Donald Trump in the key battleground state, the party's chairman told The Associated Press on Thursday.

The party noticed the suspicious activity on Oct. 22 and contacted the FBI on Friday, said Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt.

Hitt said the FBI is investigating. FBI spokesman Leonard Peace did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

The attack was discovered less than two weeks before Election Day as both Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden made their final push to win Wisconsin and its 10 electoral votes. Trump won the state by fewer than 23,000 votes in 2016 and planned his third visit in seven days on Friday. Biden also planned to campaign in Wisconsin on Friday. Polls have consistently shown a tight race in the state, usually with Biden ahead by single digits and within the margin of error.

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Reply Wisconsin GOP says hackers stole $2.3 million from Trump re-election effort (Original post)
ItsjustMe Oct 29 OP
Eliot Rosewater Oct 29 #1
Fullduplexxx Oct 29 #2
Fullduplexxx Oct 29 #3
WSHazel Oct 29 #4
ehrnst Oct 29 #8
Clearly fogged in Oct 29 #5
PoindexterOglethorpe Oct 29 #6
ehrnst Oct 29 #7

Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 11:32 AM

1. Don't believe a word they say

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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 11:32 AM

2. Yea sure .... trump took it

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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 11:32 AM

3. Was it reported by ashley todd?

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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 11:36 AM

4. If by hackers they mean Trump or one of his kids stole it

then sure, hackers did it.

Also, Biden is up 8+ points, which is not within the margin of error.

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Response to WSHazel (Reply #4)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 04:34 PM

8. Bingo. (nt)

 

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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 11:49 AM

5. Wisconsin GOP says efforts by hackers stole

See? All fixed. Their campaign lost that portion of its budget on higher than projected IT costs.

eta it wasn't the hackers, but their efforts

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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 12:14 PM

6. Hackers? Or just Republicans who saw an opportunity to help

themselves to some money?

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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 04:34 PM

7. Are they investigating these suspects?

 

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