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Two Iranians Charged for Interfering in the 2020 Election in Favor of Biden!…

The Department of Justice indicted two Iranian nationals for allegedly interfering in the 2020 election in favor of Joe Biden.

• The DOJ alleges that the Two Iranian Hackers sought to cast doubt in a wide-ranging cyber and disinformation efforts in super of Joe Biden

• During August through November of 2020, Iranian Nationals Seyyed Mohammad Hosein and Musa Kazemi and Sajjad Kashian targeted election websites in 11 states.

• The hackers obtained information of over 100,000 voters in one of the states Voter rolls.

• The hacker group also posed as “proud Boys” members and sent emails to Democrat voters that their info was stolen during the hack, threatening them to vote for Trump.

• The hackers also sent Emails, Facebook messages posing as Proud Boys members to white House and Republican politicians in DC claiming that Democrats were changing votes or corrupting Election infrastructure.

• Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement: “This move demonstrates that we will hold state-sponsored actors to account for attempting to undermine public confidence in the electoral process and U.S. institutions.”

• The Intelligence Community put out a report in March 2021 on foreign threats to the 2020 election warning that Iran “carried out a multi-pronged covert influence campaign” to interfere in the presidential election, further assessing that Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei had authorized this effort.

• The State Department has a $10 million bounty for information that leads to the capture of the two cyber terrorists

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