Executives at Cambridge Analytica, the data firm used by President Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, have been caught on camera bragging about their efforts to entrap politicians using methods such as offering bribes and liaisons with sex workers.
The United Kingdom’s Channel 4 News went undercover in Cambridge Analytica by having its reporters pose as prospective clients and caught its executives making multiple claims of illicit behavior.
“In an undercover investigation by Channel 4 News, the company’s chief executive Alexander Nix said the British firm secretly campaigns in elections across the world,” the station reports. “This includes operating through a web of shadowy front companies, or by using sub-contractors. In one exchange, when asked about digging up material on political opponents, Mr. Nix said they could ‘send some girls around to the candidate’s house,’ adding that Ukrainian girls ‘are very beautiful, I find that works very well.'”
Nix also talked about setting up their candidates’ political rivals by giving them bribes that they would record and release on the internet.
“We’ll offer a large amount of money to the candidate, to finance his campaign in exchange for land for instance, we’ll have the whole thing recorded, we’ll blank out the face of our guy and we post it on the Internet,” he said.
Cambridge Analytica didn’t use its own employees to entrap politicians, however, as Nix said in the exchanges that they prefer to hire third-party operatives to do the work for them.
Watch the entire bombshell report below.
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