"To me, having a foreign intelligence agency set up one of my decedents with lies and planting false stories, to me that's pretty outrageous," Deborah Sines, the federal prosecutor who was previously in charge of Rich's case, said.
An investigation followed the State Department's withdrawal of an award to an investigative journalist who had criticized President Donald Trump.
Facebook blocked 115 accounts that allegedly attempted to influence the midterm elections.
Russia had attempted to put up more than 1,000 posts in 130 different communities in the past four weeks alone, the Reddit CEO said.
"We're up against smart and well-funded adversaries who change their tactics as we spot abuse," Facebook executives said.
The fake sex tape was viewed on PornHub more than 250,000 times.
u/rubinjer frequented r/The_Donald and r/HillaryForPrison. The account has now been linked to a Russian troll farm.
The world's most powerful social network still seems to have a major Russian troll problem.
Agata Burdonova, 31, is an alleged former manager at the infamous Internet Research Agency (IRA). So why has she moved to Bellevue?
The people and entities in the indictment are the first foreign defendants named in the special counsel's investigation.