We can't say they didn't have a sense of humor.
Today, the U.S. Justice Department brought detailed charges against the Russian Internet Research Agency for its attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election in favor of Donald Trump . With those charges, we were gifted with a detailed look at the inner-workings of the Russian "troll farm" that has shaped our national discourse over the past year and a half — and it's surprisingly funny.
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The Russian group has been accused of creating social media accounts tied to fake persons and paying to promote their various pro-Trump shenanigans. To accomplish this, IRA employees obtained "fraudulent bank account numbers for the purpose of evading PayPal's security measures." Read more... More about Russia , Email , Election 2016 , Donald Trump , and Trolls