Alva Review-Courier -

Guam's governor fooled by Russian comedians via phone call


January 12, 2018

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam's governor was duped by a pair of Russian comedians who pretended to be officials from Ukraine.

Pacific Daily News reports that Guam officials received an email in September 2017 requesting a phone call with Gov. Eddie Calvo. The senders claimed to be from the office of the Ukraine prime minister and wanted to talk about North Korea's threat to Guam.

Guam government spokeswoman Jenna Blas says the email included verifiable information, which led officials to proceed with the phone call.

Blas says Calvo caught wind of something not being right partway through the...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021