Kansas City Congressman Cleaver Requests More Security After Hacker Posts Home Address & Torrent Of Racist Hateration Ensues
Following a somewhat recent fire bomb attempt on his office . . . Authorities claim a hacker connected to Russian intelligence posted the congressman's home address and personal phone number online . . . The aftermath of stalking and threats has caused him to ask for more security.
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Cleaver requests added security after a hack and racist phone calls
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City, Missouri, says he was overwhelmed by “an avalanche of mean-spirited phone calls” after a hacker posted the congressman’s cellphone number, home address and other personal information online.
Dozens of callers attacked the former Kansas City mayor using profanity and “the N word,” the congressman said in an interview. Some accused him of being a “baby killer” or insulted his Methodist faith.
Cleaver also received obscene and racist emails, at least one of which appeared to come from a representative of the Ku Klux Klan, he said.
The intensity of the attacks prompted the former Kansas City mayor to change his phone numbers and request additional security around his home in Kansas City.
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