FBI Reviewing Forged Documents Aimed at Undermining Clinton’s Presidential Campaign
By Steve Neavling
The FBI is reviewing what appears to be doctored documents aimed at undermining Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
The review is part of a broader investigation into suspicions that Russia is trying to influence the presidential election, Reuters reports.
In particular, U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, a Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security Committee, said one of the documents containing his name was forged.
It’s one of several documents that the FBI and Justice Department are reviewing to determine there authenticity.
The FBI is asking Democratic Party officials to provide any suspected fake documents.
The FBI confirmed it was “in receipt of a complaint about an alleged fake letter” related to the election but declined to elaborate.
Russian officials deny responsibility for the hacks.
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