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State Department Offers Up To $10 Million For Data On Russian Interference In U.S. Elections

The US Foreign Office has announced a reward of up to $10 million for useful information about foreign interference in the US elections, in particular, about the relevant activities of Putin’s “cook” Yevgeny Prigogine.

This is stated in the official announcement posted on State Department websiteaccording to Ukrinform.

The U.S. State Department’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program, administered by the Diplomatic Security Service, is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information about foreign interference in U.S. elections.

It is specified that information is meant that will help identify or locate foreigners and foreign organizations knowingly interfering in US elections. In addition, rewards are offered for posts that can help prevent or counter foreign election interference.

In particular, in State Department indicate that they are specifically interested in obtaining data on Yevgeny Prigozhin’s Internet Research Agency LLC (IRA), as well as Russian organizations and partners associated with it, in the context of their interference in US elections.

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For more information about rewards, visit official website of the program Rewards for justice.

Recall that the RFJ program has been operating since 1984. During this time, the US government has paid a total of more than $250 million to more than 125 individuals around the world for useful information that helped respond to US national security threats.

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