Guccifer 2.0 is the hacker who breached the Democratic National Committee and exposed a large amount of documents that were tampered with. The files were regarding two very important topics, the first being the controversial donors and the second a research file on Sarah Palin. Seems suspicious…
“The press [is]gradually forget[ing]about me, [W]ikileaks is playing for time and [I] have some more docs,” he said in electronic chat explaining his rationale.
The documents provide some insight into how the DNC handled high-profile donation scandals. But the choice of documents revealed to The Hill also provides insight into the enigmatic Guccifer 2.0.
The hacker provided a series of spreadsheets related to Norman Hsu, a Democratic donor jailed in 2009 for running a Ponzi scheme and arranging illegal campaign contributions. The DNC responded by assembling files to gauge the exposure from Hsu to its slate of candidates.
Similar files on Paul J. Magliocchetti, a lobbyist closely associated with the late Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), provide a quick reference document outlining Magliocchetti’s donations to Republicans. Magliocchetti pleaded guilty in 2010 to involvement in a pay-for-play campaign finance scheme.
Guccifer 2.0 has claimed to be a Romanian hacker that favors no particular political party. Guccifer 2.0’s choice to expose the documents from Magliocchetti and Hsu, ( the cases are now six and seven years old), shows a detailed knowledge of US politics. This Roman hacker also took credit for last weeks Wikileaks.
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