FBI scrutinizing Russian embassy payments ‘to finance election campaign of 2016’


The FBI is reportedly looking into a group of wire transfers the Russian foreign ministry sent to embassies around the world with a memo line that said “to finance election campaign of 2016.”The FBI is scrutinizing more than 60 wire transfers, BuzzFeed News reported on Tuesday, totaling more than $380,000.According to BuzzFeed, the money, …

FBI probing Russian wire transfers labeled ‘to finance election campaign of 2016’

The feds are scrutinizing wire transfers the Kremlin sent to Russian embassies around the world with a memo line that said “to finance election campaign of 2016,” a new report said Tuesday. The FBI is looking at more than 60 wire transfers totalling more than $380,000, BuzzFeed News reported. The …

Russia Sent Dozens of Wire Transfers ‘to Finance Election Campaign of 2016,’ Report Says

The Kremlin’s foreign ministry sent more than 60 wire transfers worldwide last year, totaling over $380,000, with a memo saying the cash was meant “to finance election campaign of 2016,” a report revealed Tuesday.The transfers to Russian embassies came in between August 3 and September 20, close to the final …

Facebook says it sold political ads to Russian company during 2016 election

Representatives of Facebook told congressional investigators Wednesday that it has discovered it sold ads during the U.S. presidential election to a shadowy Russian company seeking to target voters, according to several people familiar with the company Facebook: Russian-linked accounts bought $150000 in ads during 2016 race

Facebook sold more than $100000 in political ads to a Russian company during the 2016 election

Following its April post-mortem on its platform’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is out with some juicy new details. Most noteworthy given the public’s intense interest in all things Russian is the fact that potential pro-Kremlin Facebook says it sold political ads to Russian company during 2016 …

Trump Campaign Staffers Pushed Russian Propaganda Days Before the Election

Some of the Trump campaign’s most prominent names and supporters, including Trump’s campaign manager, digital director, and son, pushed tweets from professional trolls paid by the Russian government in the heat of the 2016 election campaign.The Twitter account @Ten_GOP, which called itself the “Unofficial Twitter account of Tennessee Republicans,” was …

Facebook Sold Political Ads to Russian ‘Troll Farm’ During 2016 Election

Facebook representatives told congressional investigators Wednesday that the social-media titan unknowingly sold political ads to a Russian “troll farm” during the 2016 election, The Washington Post reported. Company officials said they discovered that Facebook uncovers $100G in fake ad spending tied to Russian operatives during 2016 election

Facebook sold more than $100000 in political ads to a Russian company during the 2016 election

Following its April post-mortem on its platform’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is out with some juicy new details. Most noteworthy given the public’s intense interest in all things Russian is the fact that potential pro-Kremlin Schiff: Russian Facebook ad buy confirms disinformation finding