@lauferlaw @ninaandtito Remember...

1. Everything @thespybrief has been teaching us about Venona and deep-cover spies.

cc: @ericgarland @counterchekist
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist 2. If you were taking down cell after cell of Russian assets engaged in conventional criminal activity, you could simply reap harvest after harvest along with all the ordinary criminals, & defer espionage prosecution.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist 3. If you had already broken their secure communications, say, by expelling "official cover" spies who could act as secure go-betweens w/known credentials & breaking all means of encryption, etc, then it becomes very difficult to warn them about the jaws closing.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist 4. If your adversaries are desperate, willing to accept heavy losses to preserve or drag out the op, &/or believe most of their assets are doomed anyway, they may have trouble deciding exactly when to cut their losses.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist 5. Given that extracting suspected deep-cover spies is apt to blow their cover permanently, you may not want to pull them out, but simply hold tight and see who survives and remains of use.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist 6. If this is all happening in the context of a mass-roll-up of the criminal underworld, which many of your assets & operatives are deeply intertwined in, it's hard to say whether a particular cell is compromised or merely unlucky.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist 7. Remember, if you're an out-of-shape & possibly older asset or "useful idiot," 10 to 20 years in Federal supermax may be an enormous step up from 20 to life in the general population of a state maximum-security prison.

I.e. even a "bad" deal could be extremely persuasive.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist 8. In summary, we've seen three things particularly targeted by law enforcement for months: corrupt national leaders, child traffickers, & any operation providing immense data on or leverage over the criminal underworld.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist What's more, as @thespybrief advised us, Venona arose from a look at just our 1940s/World War II Soviet intercepts.

Just think of how many *insane* things have exposed Russian operations in this coup.

Each of which would *individually* be an epic revelation.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist #Cryptocurrency forms a permanent, online, unerasable record of any nefarious transactions using it.

Effectively forming a vast, public-domain map of crime and subversion.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist "Each user & each account probably leads to other information. When I say you can easily Google/Bing/Etc each bitcoin wallet: All of that is *also* public information.

Which leads to further connections. Add transactions.

& we're *starting* with hundreds of thousands of users."
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist "Undoubtedly someone will do a mass public search - or *has* done a mass search - on all #cryptocurrency identifiers. It's hard evidence.

Other data points will crop up. Emails, names, pseudonyms, organizations, businesses, hang-outs."
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist "Clearly, a vast number simply go down.

But with regards to lesser charges: Flip *everybody.*

Well perhaps not everyone. But you have #RICO conspiracies, tax evasion, drug charges, etc.

Once people are arrested, you can sift through their computers and reap more data."
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist "Every smartphone and most cell phones are mobile transmitters capable not only of voice transmission but video.

Everyone of them is potentially a walking bug.

Does your witnesses meet up w/someone carrying a phone that's on? Perhaps programmed to *not* be identifiably so?"
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist "Take the map & superimpose #FARA, #FinCEN, #DeutscheBank, #Cypriot banks, money laundering, Transition emails, misappropriated copyrights, flipped witnesses, #Kompromat reaped by #botnets, online logfiles of everything, warrant-seized evidence, media subversion."
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist "PS. Add #Darknet sites - seized or active, intelligence operatives, data sources like the al Qaeda donation/money-laundering records taken during the Bin Laden raid, deep-cover Russian spies under "re"-issued IDs exposed by a #BigData search to check for the preceding ID."
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist "#FARA cascades, #botnets as mountains of legally admissible evidence, Cambridge Analytica evolutionary algorithms/databases freezing the crimes in amber, law enforcement removing ZTE-style malefactors from the supply chain..."
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist "Companies' legal responsibility to their customers for distributing compromised tech, lawyers/other executives' fiduciary duty to their shareholders over any tainted CEO, oligarch or intel/organized-crime handler..."
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist "How to track back Cambridge Analytica or anyone else's #PSYOPS w/evolutionary algorithms, etc, including anything targeting the mentally ill and/or ISIS footsoldiers or "lone wolf" recruits..."
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist Oh, and the 4-million+ documents from Mike Cohen cleared for prosecutors' use, which may well represent a repository or *the* repository of the US Mob's records.

cc: @LincolnsBible @SpicyFiles @saradannerdukic @patribotics
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist @LincolnsBible @SpicyFiles @saradannerdukic @patribotics And that's just what we all know about publicly.

So, yes, this could be a de facto stealth roll up going on beneath our feet.

And despite the lines being *not* being publicly drawn in the media... in this case, that might be all for the best.

For now.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist @LincolnsBible @SpicyFiles @saradannerdukic @patribotics Oh, something more on the basics of rolling up deep-cover spies using #BigData searches.

I'm sure there's more to say, but that's a starting point.
@lauferlaw @ninaandtito @thespybrief @ericgarland @counterchekist @LincolnsBible @SpicyFiles @saradannerdukic @patribotics And here's something about what I had to share with the @FBI about the #cryptocurrency flaw back in mid-September.

Yes, I was sitting on that part for over half a decade, allowing as much of the underworld to stumble into it before letting the jaws close.

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Sep 23, 2018
@ericgarland Only the beginning, Eric.

Why?

I considered the flaw in cryptocurrency enabling the mass tracking/takedown of organized crime/Russian intel a modest side project for more than one reason. As we proceed, *why* will become more apparent.
@ericgarland So, SS7 protocols represent a massive flaw in cell-phone security.

Likely useful for years, but less so as it becomes public knowledge.

But sources & methods you *can* safely declassify?
cc: @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @thespybrief @911CORLEBRA777
@ericgarland @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @thespybrief @911CORLEBRA777 What if a staggering source of hard evidence in the Russian coup came from a technical weakness of rapidly diminishing utility, & which urgently needed to be closed anyway?
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Sep 15, 2018
@ericgarland @911CORLEBRA777 @JamesFourM @thespybrief @patribotics @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @DirkSchwenk @xtrixcyclex @colinkalmbacher @claytonpurdom @emzanotti @RoyBlunt @FBIWFO @NewYorkFBI @FBILosAngeles @INTERPOL_HQ @DHSgov It's hard to overstate how important a cooperating Manafort becomes to unraveling media subversion.

But let's start with Eric's documentation of media-influence operations & go from there.
@ericgarland @911CORLEBRA777 @JamesFourM @thespybrief @patribotics @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @DirkSchwenk @xtrixcyclex @colinkalmbacher @claytonpurdom @emzanotti @RoyBlunt @FBIWFO @NewYorkFBI @FBILosAngeles @INTERPOL_HQ @DHSgov First, remember @ericgarland initially just released the public, executive summary of his research into *one* aspect of this - a consistent pattern of harassment in response to his original Game Theory thread.
@ericgarland @911CORLEBRA777 @JamesFourM @thespybrief @patribotics @LouiseMensch @ninaandtito @DirkSchwenk @xtrixcyclex @colinkalmbacher @claytonpurdom @emzanotti @RoyBlunt @FBIWFO @NewYorkFBI @FBILosAngeles @INTERPOL_HQ @DHSgov There are so many critical details to go over here.

One, the patterns were easily detected, & hard evidence could be found in abundance.

Two, Eric *didn't* stop with documenting & researching just that one piece.
Read 55 tweets
Sep 6, 2018
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ So, to list of other things .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury could use in a #BigData search to pull any remaining deep-cover spies:

Yes, as I've noted before, you can pull all the "re-issued" credentials, then check for any preceding ID.

But that's just a start.
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden @CIA @TheJusticeDept @gametheorytoday @DEAHQ That's an obvious thing .@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury could do, given the supposed tendency of deep-cover operatives to request "re-issuing" of a "lost" ID that never existed in the first place.
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Aug 21, 2018
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA Again, there was a warning about more evidence being released in tandem with egregious attacks on Kremlin's critics.

Given the targeting of Brennan, we’ve hit another tipping point.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA I was planning to drop more evidence sources, but I don't think everyone yet realizes the security-clearance fiasco is a giant evidence-reaping machine *in* *itself.*
@JohnBrennan @GenMhayden
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ @LincolnsBible @USTreasury @BarackObama @NATO @DARPA @JohnBrennan @GenMhayden As discussed previously in this thread, we have no shortage of people who direly need to proffer *something,* in the face of an investigation that needs neither their testimony nor their evidence.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ .@USTreasury
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Aug 4, 2018
@ericgarland @20committee So, .@ericgarland gets a new kind of botnet targeting, & .@JamesFourM runs into issues w/his article on @Medium?

There was a warning about harassment & the countering release of evidence on the conspiracy.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ The warning: Any egregious harassment of Kremlin critics could release or expedite yet *another* major evidence source against the conspiracy.

While unpleasant, I think these two each warrant something modest… yet formidable.

& apropos.
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ
@ericgarland @20committee @JamesFourM @Medium @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @GCHQ So, Eric you brought up the agencies rating investments recently, as well as AIG, stock markets, etc.

What, you might ask, is so deadly about global finance & the conspiracy? Beyond the obvious flows of money & influence?
.@FBI .@NSAGov .@DHSgov .@GCHQ
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Jul 28, 2018
@TheRickWilson @LouiseMensch Oops.

For everyone seeking a deal w/law enforcement, there is one *small* detail we may have glossed over for all parties.

Asset forfeiture. To the government, and... to civil suits.
cc: @thespybrief @ericgarland @TrueFactsStated
@TheRickWilson @LouiseMensch @thespybrief @ericgarland @TrueFactsStated And if you're thinking you'll fight - *great!*

A #RICO conviction proving guilt up front?

Involving treason, organized crime, media collusion, child trafficking, etc?

*&* you harassed or threatened people's kids? *Not* just the adult ones?
@TheRickWilson @LouiseMensch @thespybrief @ericgarland @TrueFactsStated I'm sure jury pools drawn from DC, New York, London, etc will be sympathetic.

But do remember a couple of *other* trivial details.

One, the Democratic Party already filed such a suit, and named Russian intelligence as a defendant.
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