Anti-Defamation League & National Council of Jewish Women, as well as Kremlin opponents living in London & Kiev.
same time requests were being made, Treasury off’ls used their govt email accts to send msgs back and forth with a network of private Hotmail & Gmail accts set up by the Russians, rather than communicating through secure network used to exchange info w other countries.
Jamal El-Hindi has spent nearly 20y at Treasury. When he was named acting dir of FinCEN in June 2016, he assumed control of one of the most important le bodies in US.
But during his tenure, FinCEN has withered.
At least 10 filed formal whistleblower paperwork, many for the first time in their government careers.
Staffers were furious.