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FBI arrests hacker linked to former Rep. Katie Hill's campaign
Fox ^ | 2/20/20 | nick givas

Posted on 02/21/2020 3:41:31 PM PST by DeathBeforeDishonor1

The FBI arrested suspected hacker Arthur Dam in connection with cyberattacks he allegedly carried out during the 2018 Democratic congressional primary that ultimately nominated former Rep. Katie Hill, D-Calif., who he was found to have ties to, according to a criminal complaint filed on Wednesday.

Special Agent Elliot Weideman, who works with the Computer Intrusion Squad in the Bureau's Los Angeles field office, accused Dam of "intentionally damaging and attempting to damage a protected computer." He also claimed Dam was involved in four cyberattacks that disrupted the website of Hill's primary opponents.

One of the victims saw their website go down for about 21 hours, according to the complaint. They reported suffering losses that included website downtime and a reduction in campaign donations.

Dam was discovered to have a direct link to Hill after he made an in-kind donation to her campaign in March 2018, The Intercept reported. The contribution was said to be for "graphic design and website security consultation" amd worth $500.

The complaint also found Dam to “be connected to the cyber-attacks through subscriber information, IP addresses, geolocation history, and open sources, including through his employer and his wife, K.O., who worked for one of the Victim’s opponents,” the complaint states.

Dam’s wife, Kelsey O’Hara, was Hill’s fundraiser during the campaign and later served as her district director after she won the seat.

The websites of Hill’s opponents, Democrats Jess Phoenix and Bryan Caforio were both attacked, according to The Intercept. One of the attacks on Caforio’s campaign website came just one hour before the biggest debate of the primary race.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: california; cybersecurity; hackers; hacking; house; katiehill
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Wonder how she paid him?
1 posted on 02/21/2020 3:41:31 PM PST by DeathBeforeDishonor1
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

In potato chips....


2 posted on 02/21/2020 3:42:35 PM PST by cloudmountain
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related: Katie Hill makes sex joke at young staffers expense
3 posted on 02/21/2020 3:44:08 PM PST by DeathBeforeDishonor1
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Wait, didn’t the FBI get the memo that this was a “debunked conspiracy theory”?!?


4 posted on 02/21/2020 3:44:13 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

More bad news for ‘perky’ Katie.


5 posted on 02/21/2020 3:46:55 PM PST by lee martell
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

Wonder if he hacked the bosses photos?


6 posted on 02/21/2020 3:55:55 PM PST by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust the Plan.)
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To: lee martell

So Katie turns out to be Russian agent as well as a sex pervert.

Who knew.


7 posted on 02/21/2020 3:56:19 PM PST by crusher2013
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

Named/reminders SWAMPSCUM in politics ALERT!


8 posted on 02/21/2020 3:58:43 PM PST by PGalt (Past Peak Civilization?)
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

FBI huh? If I were on the jury I would acquit. Just because...


9 posted on 02/21/2020 4:01:48 PM PST by AndyJackson
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

BI-SEXUAL KATIE HILL is the TYPICAL DEMOCRAT…..GREEDY!


10 posted on 02/21/2020 4:08:19 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

Take down a democrat they find you real quick!


11 posted on 02/21/2020 4:24:29 PM PST by cotton1706
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Was he Russian or did he take his time


12 posted on 02/21/2020 4:41:19 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Everyone knows Hillary was corrupt, lied, destroyed documents, and influenced witnesses. Rat crime.)
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

Katie Hill told Politico in a statement that she was “surprised and disturbed to see the news of this criminal complaint.” Hill said she had “no information or knowledge about any of the conduct alleged.”


13 posted on 02/21/2020 7:49:00 PM PST by conservative98
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

Democrat hacking Democratshttps://t.co/xKaMXu9LzZ— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) February 21, 2020


14 posted on 02/21/2020 8:54:24 PM PST by conservative98
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

This bitch took a solid conservative seat in 2018 I am REALLY GLAD karma got her!!!


15 posted on 02/21/2020 9:41:52 PM PST by Trump Girl Kit Cat (Yosemite Sam raising hell)
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OMG the FBI is all over this, I certainly won’t hold my breath waiting!,,


16 posted on 02/21/2020 9:43:21 PM PST by Trump Girl Kit Cat (Yosemite Sam raising hell)
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And she was pimped (politically) by Kristen Bell

LOL


17 posted on 02/21/2020 10:43:49 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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Low hanging fruit .. Mini FBI


18 posted on 02/21/2020 11:12:39 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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They must have made a mistake. The crime this person allegedly committed hasn’t even been investigated for three or four years yet. We are all well aware that nothing at the FBI or DOJ moves this fast. There must be something wrong here.


19 posted on 02/22/2020 12:39:58 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: conservative98

Singing “She’s Like The Wind”, blows both ways. And we thought that Rep. Gary Studds (D-Mass), the page molester, was sick (and boy was he).


20 posted on 02/22/2020 1:27:41 AM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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