Search warrants executed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian hackers have unearthed interactions between recently indicted Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone and WikiLeaks, which leaked emails stolen from the DemocraticNational Committee (DNC) and other Democratic-related organizations and operatives, according to a Friday court filing.
Mueller told the court that Stone’s case is related to the case against 12 Russian GRU hackers indicted last July for pilfering the emails.
“The government obtained and executed dozens of search warrants on various accounts used to facilitate the transfer of stolen documents for release, as well as to discuss the timing and promotion of their release,” the court documents said, with many of the warrants “executed on accounts that contained Stone’s communications with Guccifer 2.0 [a persona fronting theRussian hackers] and with Organization 1,” widely identified as WikiLeaks.
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