Mueller team adds prosecutor specializing in cyber crime

Ryan Dickey, a veteran cyber crime prosecutor, has joined special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE‘s team of investigators. 

A spokesman for the special counsel’s office confirmed to The Hill on Wednesday that Dickey was assigned to Mueller’s investigation in early November from the Justice Department’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section. 

The Washington Post first reported that Dickey had joined Mueller’s team. 

Dickey is the first known veteran prosecutor of cyber crimes to join the special counsel investigation, which is examining Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

Mueller took over the law enforcement investigation in May, after President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey

Read more at: http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/368353-mueller-team-adds-prosecutor-specializing-in-cyber-crime

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