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Hacking Scheme

Diplomatic immunity precluded jurisdiction in a case brought by Elliot Broidy, the former deputy finance chair of the Republican National Committee, against a UN official, the Second Circuit ruled. Broidy claimed his computer had been hacked and that the official had been paid by Qatar to participate in the hacking scheme.

NEW YORK – Diplomatic immunity precluded jurisdiction in a case against a United Nations official brought by Elliot Broidy, the former deputy finance chair of the Republican National Committee, the Second Circuit ruled. Broidy claimed his computer had been hacked and that the official had been paid by Qatar to participate in the hacking scheme.

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