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Old 13th October 2021, 11:54 AM   #41
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Of course, it is still to early to say since there only a few scant details that have been made public so far.

But it looks like this man was trying to be careful by slowly collecting a large amount of data over the course of several years and using "dead drops" to deliver the data in question via encrypted SD Cards. And then, only providing the decryption keys for these SD Cards after he was been paid using crypto currency.

However, like so many criminals before him, he was not nearly as smart as he like to belive because the nation he contacted with his proposal contacted the FBI about his proposal.

As a result, the FBI was on him almost right from the start.
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Old 13th October 2021, 12:00 PM   #42
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I am actually curious to know if it wasn't France. They had been getting **** from Australia about the subs they ordered taking forever. Crazier things have happened.
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