Mar 08, 2018 1:58 AM GMT
The Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency, a.k.a. the Troll Factory, used fake social media accounts before and after the 2016 U.S. election to collect sensitive personal information on Americans, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found. Shelby Holliday explains how the Russian schemes worked.
"Personal information can also be used to commit financial fraud, create fake social media accounts, or to generate phony comments on internet forums."
Published by The Wall Street Journal on Mar 7, 2018
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