Headquarters, U.S. Department of State
The U.S. state Department confirmed the information that the Agency conducted for SMS among the citizens of Russia. About it RIA Novosti said the representative of the state Department.
The people of Russia did offer to distribute $ 10 million, are actually trying to bribe for information about the Moscow’s intervention in the American elections. The state Department spokesperson said that the SMS was held in the framework of the Rewards for Justice program (the”Rewards for justice”). If message recipients are not sure where they came from, you can contact the program representatives, said the source Agency.
That the people of Russia began to come SMS on the way to $ 10 million from the U.S. state Department reported on 6 August.
On the same day U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced the beginning of the program Rewards for Justice. He promised that Washington will pay the amount for information on individuals, interfering in elections. Pompeo mentioned that the program applies to both Russia and other malicious actors.
The representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova felt that if the United States really will pay everyone up to $ 10 million for such information, the website of the Department of state “will fall from the denunciations of neighbors.”