Allegations have come to light this week indicating that a private Chinese firm gained access to Hilary Clinton’s private email server during her time as the Secretary of State. The Intelligence Community Inspector General discovered the breach in 2015 and supposedly notified the FBI’s Peter Strzok, who failed to act. According to an unnamed source, the Chinese firm added code to Clinton’s sever that sent a courtesy copy of nearly every email to them. This gave them significant access to a large cache of classified data in real time as emails were sent. The firm which the emails were sent to is known to work closely for the Chinese government as an intelligence collection entity and was known as such at the time that the breach was discovered.
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