@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube Maybe I should clarify a few points. Nothing the .@FBI, .@NSAGov, .@DHSgov, @thespybrief aren't aware of already.

But for Russian operatives approaching the point of no return, why you *want* a deal w/#Mueller.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief Briefly, as I've said before, the US can impose a total lockdown of any aggressor's economy, but the worst part is we can lift that total sanction on *everything* for a mere pittance - a virtual gift, even.

For every intel operative & leader involved in this assault.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief If you're thinking, "Wait, we'd never be able to execute an attack like this again if they turn us in" you may have missed what a fiasco it is already.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief If you're protesting, "But that would decimate our overseas intelligence networks" you may have missed how swiftly they're descending into total annihilation already.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief More on that in a moment, but consider, you're burning every intelligence asset - human or digital - and every financial asset - cash, #cryptocurrency, real estate, corporations, drugs, etc - that Russia & her partners have, with a thoroughness that defies description.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief But this isn't just a story of what happens when certain operatives reach ADX Florence.

This is the open question of how many make it there in the first place.

Not because America can't reel people in. But because cleaning up loose ends appears to be an increasing priority.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief "They can't talk if they're dead" is probably a mantra in certain quarters. Just remember that it could apply to *you.*
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief So what happens when the elements of, say, Russian intelligence who *aren't* on that chopping block have to deliver those who *are?*

Or deliver them to silence?
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief Complicating the situation?

Every aggressor has many of these assets and operatives deployed overseas.

Either they have to go fetch them, or they have to recall them home.

Yet simultaneously there are investigators prepared to arrest many of them before they can flee.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief But if some defect, what possible cover could be presented?

Other than, say, arresting them?

Hence the puzzle facing these operatives.

Return home to possible "silence"? Get arrested overseas? Or make a deal overseas and get arrested. Or appear to be...
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief How many Russian intelligence professionals and diplomats have abruptly died in the last two years?

Or the last two months?
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief And how compromised is *everything*?

Let's start with #cryptocurrency, and the 420,000+ people who provided Dutch police personal information on the Hansa #Darknet site.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief We're *starting* w/420,000+ users, et al.

"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."
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief "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."
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief "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."
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief Then take everything from Cambridge Analytica - & remember that "stimuli" is in discrete packets distributed by automated systems, often unaltered - & realize it shows *more* connections, *more* coordination, *more* flagged accounts.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief And *then* layer everything else on top of this map.

4 million+ documents from Cohen, who could be repository or *the* repository of US Mob archives?

*Everyone* treasoning on Signal & WhatsApp?

& every *other* cataclysmic data blunder out there?
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief And you *literally* do all of this in the context of all but hand delivering not only the data but unprecedented data-processing power in dealing with it.

As you've broken it *all* down into discrete packages - #bitcoin searches, commercial encryption, PSYOPS stimuli - for them.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief Embarrassing parallel problems from an embarrassingly incompetent conspiracy.

& yes, the other thing I ranted interminably about to the @FBI was how to parallel process arrests & convictions.

#RICO baby.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief Remember that #cryptocurrency is a permanent, online, unerasable record of every nefarious transaction ever executed upon it.

& while the threads themselves form a map, it's what they lead *to* that forms the real map.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief A vast web of deceit now burning with fire and light.

And every deceiver is caught within the net they spun.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief How many people in your network would betray you in a heartbeat?

How many *already* *have?*

How many would silence you?

All questions well worth considering.
@ericgarland @MingGao26 @YouTube @FBI @NSAGov @DHSgov @thespybrief 1.5 million files, you say, .@FBI? 4 to 6 terabytes of data?

And that's just the *first* *batch* of evidence for the trial of *one* spy you've caught?


It's almost as though there are operatives who have outlived their usefulness.

@NSAGov have mercy

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


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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