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White House investigating email prank against top officials

 

August 2, 2017



WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House acknowledged Tuesday that top officials, including President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, responded to a British-based email prankster.

Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the White House is investigating. "We take all cyber-related issues very seriously and are looking into these incidents further," she said in response to inquiries.

CNN identified Tom Bossert, the president's homeland security adviser, as one of the officials who fell for the ruse. Bossert apparently believed he was corresponding with Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law a...



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