US: Mueller evidence used in disinformation campaign
January 31, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say confidential material from the Russia investigation was altered and released online as part of a disinformation campaign to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, according to a court filing Wednesday.
The material had been handed over to defense attorneys for Concord Management and Consulting LLC, a Russian company that Mueller has charged with financing efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
But the files, which prosecutors say were not sensitive, surfaced online last year in a link posted by a pro-Russian Twitter a...