Guccifer 2.0, the hacker who claimed responsibility for previous breaches of the Democratic National Committee, is at it again. On Tuesday afternoon ahead of the vice-presidential debate between Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. Tim Kaine, the hacker released documents from the Clinton Foundation identifying major Democratic donors, as well as troubling ties between TARP aid given to banks and their political contributions. One of the folders from the release is quite literally titled “Pay to Play.”
“I hacked the Clinton Foundation server and downloaded hundreds of thousands of docs and donors’ databases,” Guccifer 2.0 wrote on his blog. “Clinton and her staff don’t even bother about the information security.” President Donna Shalala of the Clinton Foundation is denying the hack is genuine, claiming “none of the files or folders shown are ours.”
According to these documents, big banks are donating a percentage of funds received through the government’s Troubled Asset Relief Program to the DNC. A spreadsheet below shows exactly which lawmakers were receiving large donation amounts from the TARP funds, as well as evidence from the hacked document showcasing the Pay to Play file.
Then there is another list of donors that include some heavy hitters: movie directors JJ Abrams and Gore Verbinski; Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff; Google CEO Eric Schmidt; Walt Disney Co. President and CEO Robert Iger; Microsoft founder Bill Gates; Microsoft VP Steve Ballmer; and major Hollywood stars like Barbra Streisand, James Brolin, and Tom Hanks.
The Clinton Foundation has denied the hack, with president Donna Shalala saying that “none of the files or folders shown are ours.”
— VACUOUS CIPHER (@THE_DAILY_BLEAT) October 4, 2016
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