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Ex-FBI Analyst Sentenced to Jail for Hacking Private Email To Protect Mueller
Western Journal ^ | 12/29/2019 | C. Douglas Golden

Posted on 12/29/2019 8:26:13 PM PST by Beave Meister

If you’re a law enforcement official who has more allegiance to ideology than to the law or to the country, where does that get you?

For former FBI analyst Mark Tolson, the answer is jail — however briefly.

Tolson is best-known — if he’s known at all — as the man who broke into a pro-Trump operative’s email account in October 2018, took screen-shots of some of the messages, then sent images to a reporter and offered the reporter the password, according to Politico. The unnamed member of the media turned down the opportunity.

Tolson, 60, said he did it because that activist was claiming, absent any evidence, that then-special counsel Robert Mueller had committed sexual assault.

“I did what I did to try to protect Director Mueller, who can protect himself,” Tolson said at his sentencing at an Alexandria, Virginia, court on Dec. 20, according to The Washington Post. “I’m terribly sorry.”

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1 posted on 12/29/2019 8:26:13 PM PST by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister

“I did what I did to try to protect Director Mueller”

I think what he was really doing was currying favor, a/k/a sucking up or kissing ass.


2 posted on 12/29/2019 8:29:42 PM PST by be-baw
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To: Beave Meister
I think it has become clear that no government agency should be allowed to do their own hiring. It leads to incestuous hiring, group think, and perpetuation of ideological homogeneity. Who do you think Comey would want to hire?
3 posted on 12/29/2019 8:30:59 PM PST by neverevergiveup
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To: Beave Meister

I forgot to add (end sarcasm here) to my post. 7 days and a $500.00 fine is a joke.


4 posted on 12/29/2019 8:34:11 PM PST by Beave Meister (Leave the gun. Take the cannoli....)
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To: Beave Meister

>>man who broke into a pro-Trump operative’s email account in October 2018, took screen-shots of some of the messages, then sent images to a reporter and offered the reporter the password, according to Politico. The unnamed member of the media turned down the opportunity.

The FIB plants a number of news stories. It’s obvious. Collusion between the Leftist press and dirty cops.


5 posted on 12/29/2019 8:35:34 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Recall that unqualified Hillary Clinton sat on the board of Wal-Mart when Bill Clinton was governor)
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To: Beave Meister

The ACLU is okay “with dat”.

It’s not like the FBI was breaking into a domestic terrorist Marxist’s or Islamist’s computer. It was only a Trump supporter.


6 posted on 12/29/2019 8:36:30 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Recall that unqualified Hillary Clinton sat on the board of Wal-Mart when Bill Clinton was governor)
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To: Beave Meister

So the DNC hack was super duper serious but the same thing done by this FBI guy was trivial and only warrants seven days.


7 posted on 12/29/2019 8:43:04 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (If you want a definition of "bullying" just watch the Democrats in the Senate)
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To: Beave Meister

Lost his pension, so that is something.


8 posted on 12/29/2019 8:43:07 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death by cultsther)
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To: Beave Meister

He got nothing.


9 posted on 12/29/2019 8:45:34 PM PST by Luke21
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To: Beave Meister

The email wasn’t hacked. The perp’s wife had the password because she worked for the victim.

Western Journal seems to be a garbage source.


10 posted on 12/29/2019 8:56:04 PM PST by Moonman62 (Charity comes from wealth, or producing more than we consume.)
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To: Beave Meister

Any relation to Clyde Tolson?


11 posted on 12/29/2019 9:41:24 PM PST by oldbill
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To: Beave Meister
Nothing to see here, just a slap on the wrist. Feigned ignorance works every time for the Deep State.


12 posted on 12/29/2019 9:55:45 PM PST by Blue Highway
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To: Moonman62

Illicit entry is a hack. Whether it is done through software or corporate espionage, it’s still illegal entry.


13 posted on 12/29/2019 9:59:20 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Recall that unqualified Hillary Clinton sat on the board of Wal-Mart when Bill Clinton was governor)
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To: Beave Meister

They got him! We can all rest easy that all the corruption has been dealt with. Now back to impeachment.


14 posted on 12/29/2019 10:11:52 PM PST by angmo
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To: Beave Meister

L8r


15 posted on 12/30/2019 3:01:11 AM PST by preacher ( Journalism no longer reports news, they use news to shape our society.)
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To: Beave Meister

Mueller ONLY needs to be protected when he goes to PRISON!


16 posted on 12/30/2019 3:23:50 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: a fool in paradise

This wasn’t a hack.


17 posted on 12/30/2019 4:12:12 AM PST by Moonman62 (Charity comes from wealth, or producing more than we consume.)
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