Romanian hacker Guccifer’s claims that he hacked into Hillary Clinton’s private email server could bolster a potential criminal case against Clinton for mishandling classified information, according to former U.S. prosecutors.
“The question is if a guy like that can [hack into] it, who else did it?” said Joseph diGenova, former U.S. Attorney for Washington, D.C.
Matthew Whitaker, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, said the hacker’s allegations would “confirm what most people have believed to be true, which was that this email server was not secured like you would expect it to be. That it was opened and had been looked at by at least people who don’t have American interests at heart.”
Guccifer, whose real name is Marcel Lehel Lazar, was extradited to the United States in March. He is charged with breaching the email accounts of a number of political figures, including long-time Clinton advisor Sidney Blumenthal.
Lazar said in a Fox News interview published Wednesday that he also infiltrated...Read More HERE