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Another Awan in the Making? Court: Ex. Sen. Hassan IT Aide Jackson Coscko, who Doxxed GOP Senators during Kavanugh Hearing, Downloaded More Highly Sensitive Info Than Initially Understood.…
Former Senate information technology (IT) aide Jackson Cosko was arrested for “doxxing” Republican senators during the Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings and threatening, “I own EVERYTHING … If you tell anyone I will leak it all.”
A judge said Cosko “downloaded more information than was originally understood,” and that it was so sensitive it could not be discussed in open court.
Sen. Maggie Hassan had hired Cosko despite a prior felony conviction, then he “was asked to resign” for undisclosed, unrelated wrongdoing months before the doxxing.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee then hired him in the House despite the felony and the prior employment trouble.
Prosecutors said in November they found “terabytes of data” that they were reviewing as evidence in the case.

Lawyers indicated Wednesday that what they found was so sensitive the public could not even hear it discussed.
Despite having a prior Felony Conviction, Both Sen. Hassan and Rep. Jackson Lee Hired Coskco and gave him access to their computer systems. One would later claim he was only an intern. Jackson Lee's office refused to answer if a background check was conducted.
“His accomplishments in the computer world … allowed him to do the things he was doing … there’s a sense of great risk to the public” if Cosko can access computers, he said. “If he has access to info that only he has the key to, he could cause difficulty.”
Even after Cosko was bragging about how he used his position as a congressional IT aide to download data, and used it to blackmail an aide, he “expressed intention to commit more similar crimes while charges were pending.”
After doxxing the GOP senators, Cosko was caught burglarizing the office of his former employer, Sen. Hassan. He later threatened the employee who caught and reported him.
Prosecutors said they searched Coscko's home and found “virtually a hackers’ obstruction checklist” and materials to impersonate congressmen such as stationary from Hassan’s office.
Sen. Hassan's office had asked Cosko to resign in May, and he was hired by Rep. Jackson Lee shortly thereafter. Hassan' office refused to say why he resigned or why it didn’t take additional measures or even, possibly, deactivate his IT credentials.
Cosko previously assisted other Democratic senators including Sen. Dianne Feinstein and former Sen. Barbara Boxer, both of California, according to Fox News. Feinstein is on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. His father was a donor to Sen. Feinstein.
Another staffer from Feinstein’s office was fired in 2013 for being a mole for China. Feinstein kept that issue quiet, and later falsely characterized that aide as a driver as opposed to a senior staffer. The staffer had worked for Feinstein fro 20 years.
One of Cosko’s lawyers claimed in October he was not an intern but a “fellow” paid for by an outside institution. The outside institution was never identified. On on Wednesday, his attorney said “there was no fellowship” and didn't know why Jackson Lee called him an intern.
On Linked In, Coscko claims his duties included assisting senior staffers on the cybersecurity matters before the Homeland Security Committee.” He also worked as a systems administrator for the Senate from July 2016-January 2017.
Prior to Cosko's arrest, Capitol Police arrested Imran Awan, an Congressional IT specialist who is suspected of stealing terabytes of sensitive info from Congressional committees. Staffers also report that Awan was blackmailing members of Congress.…
Prosecutors would later reach a unprecedented plea deal with Awan, clearing him all past non-violent crimes of any kind, and reducing all charges to one charge of bank fraud.…
Awan & several family members worked for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz along with 20% of House Dems as IT staffers who held - as the House Inspector General called it - the "keys to the kingdom," when it came to accessing confidential information on Congressional computer systems
Despite ample evidence of potential crimes were found by the House Inspector General, the DOJ says they found no evidence of wrongdoing by Imran Awan.
The Judge in Imran Awan's case was Tanya Chutkan, who was appointed to the D.C. US District Court by President Obama on June 5, 2014, after Chutkan had contributed to him for years. She would later say the investigation caused Awan much hardship.
Chutkan, before being appointed as Judge, previously represented scandal-plagued biotechnology company Theranos - which hired Fusion GPS to threaten the news media. Because of this, Chutkan had to recuse herself from two cases involving Fusion GPS.
Imran Awan's attorney was long time Bill Clinton attorney Chris Gowen. It's unknown how he paid for the attorney, since he claimed he was broke and forced to drive taxis for Uber.
One news outlet reported that fired FBI director Andrew McCabe ordered Imran Awan's wife released at the airport as she was attempting to flee to Pakistan with large amounts of cash, a felony. She was never charged.…
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