By India Ashock | 24 September 2016
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES — Guccifer 2.0, the notorious and pseudonymous hacker believed to have perpetrated the controversial DNC (Democratic National Committee) hack has released a new cache of documents from the DCCC (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee). The release contains internal documents detailing information on Democratic Congressman and DCCC chairman Ben Ray Lujan, during his tenure. The cache also includes a memo, which the hacker claims, provides evidence of Hillary Clinton having been the Democratic favourite, even prior to the conclusion of the primaries.
— GUCCIFER 2.0 (@GUCCIFER_2) September 23, 2016
The primary contents of Guccifer 2.0’s latest release includes a research report on Congressman Lujan, which detail his earlier political career, financial history, an analysis of his voting record and a list of criticisms aimed at him by Republicans. One of the documents also reveals the somewhat intimate relationship between DCCC and donors.
The hacker attempted to designate the contents of his latest release as a high-profile disclosure of the inner workings of the DCCC. “Here is the DCCC dossier on Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, the DCCC chairman,” Guccifer 2.0 wrote. “It seems the DCCC Research Department collected all his speeches and statements, financial data, as well as his weak and strong points on thousands of pages. It will be amazing.” […]
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— Jenna McLaughlin (@JennaMC_Laugh) September 22, 2016