Columnist: Covert Russian Influence Similar To Money Laundering

Published: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:15pm
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We’ve learned that Facebook and other social media sites were great outlets for Russia to try to influence the 2016 presidential election.

It involved advertising space being bought or news stories — that may or may not have been true — being promoted.

Cortney Weinbaum, national security researcher for the RAND Corporation, has written a column that says the covert Russian influence has a lot in common with money laundering.

She wants to shine a light on it, and she’s with me to talk about that.

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