FBI Refuse To Surrender Evidence on Seth Rich Murder, Violating Court Order

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WikiLeaks has offered an extraordinary $20,000 reward for information leading to a conviction for the murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, with Julian Assange floating the possibility that Rich was the source of the recent DNC email leak.

The FBI is refusing to hand over evidence related to murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich’s laptop, directly violating a court order.

Last month, a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas ordered the FBI to “produce the information it possesses related to Seth Rich’s laptop.” Judge Amos L. Mazzant gave the FBI 14 days to surrender the evidence.

However, the 14-day deadline has now passed and the FBI is refusing to hand over the evidence, in direct violation of the court order. Why are the FBI so determined to keep this case under wraps, going so far as violating court orders?

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This week, Biden’s FBI asked for more time to respond to Judge Mazzant’s court order.

The bureau is also reportedly withholding three reports produced by CrowdStrike regarding the alleged hacking of the DNC servers in 2016.

Many people believe Rich’s murder is linked to the release of the DNC emails which were published by WikiLeaks. In August 2016, Julian Assange offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of Rich’s killer

The murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich is still unsolved with many questions left unanswered. Rich was shot in the back twice in the early morning of July 10, 2016, near his home in Washington D.C., however this assailants did not steal his wallet, phone, watch or any other valuables.

Rich died one hour later in the hospital. He was 27.

Baxter Dmitry

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