An apparent self-portrait from George W. Bush, who has taken up painting in his post-presidency.
The Smoking Gun
Marcel Lehel Lazar, a Romanian citizen and former taxi driver also known by the hacker moniker “Guccifer,” was indicted by a US federal grand jury on Thursday on charges of wire fraud, unauthorized access to a protected computer, aggravated identity theft, cyberstalking, and obstruction of justice.
The indictment stems from charges that Lazar, acting as Guccifer, posted stolen data from e-mail and social media accounts of high-profile victims, including a family member of two former US presidents, a former US cabinet member, a former member of the US joint chiefs of staff, and a former presidential advisor, the US Justice Department said on Thursday.
“After gaining unauthorized access to their e-mail and social media accounts, Lazar publicly released his victims’ private e-mail correspondence, medical and financial information, and personal photographs,” the Justice Department explained.
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