Democrats haven’t told famous donors their info was hacked

Democrats have yet to contact many of the party’s richest and most famous donors whose private information was exposed in a massive computer hack job.

Addresses, Social Security and bank routing numbers of high rollers were made public after WikiLeaks published the sensitive data over the weekend.

“It’s very disturbing,” donor and Georgia attorney Mark Tate told ABC News. “They haven’t told me that my information is out there.”

The data dump included at least one check worth $150,000 with signatures and addresses plainly visible.

Tate, who has donated tens of thousands of bucks to Democrats, said the party needs to get its act together.

“I’ve always been loyal to the Democratic Party,” he said. “But they need to let me know what stuff is out there.”

Hollywood bigs James Cameron, Ellen DeGeneres, Eva Longoria and Kyra Sedgwick, and billionaires George Soros and Tom Steyer also had personal data exposed.

A party official admitted Democrats are still sorting out the damage and have yet to notify everyone impacted.

“While we do not yet know the scope of the intrusion or all of the individuals who may have been affected, we are quickly reviewing the thousands of e-mails and files stolen from the DNC and disclosed by WikiLeaks to determine and make the appropriate notifications,” a Democratic Party official said.

“The DNC takes privacy matters very seriously.”

Not every donor was upset. William Eacho, President Obama’s former ambassador to Austria, had a voice mail to the DNC hacked in which he called to confirm dinner with Obama.

“No one from the DNC has reached out yet, but am sure they are a bit busy this week,” Eacho said.

The passport of donor Michael Zaleski was also exposed in the breach and Democrats did reach him last weekend.

Zaleski focused his anger on Donald Trump, who on Wednesday had urged Russian hackers to recover e-mails that might damage Hillary Clinton.

“Obviously I’m disappointed, but more angry at Trump for sidling up to the Russians — it’s treasonous,” he said.

The hacking threatens to remind voters of Clinton’s own e-mail woes. She was investigated — and then severely scolded by the FBI — for storing her sensitive e-mails while secretary of state on
a private server.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said his group still has more material to post that could impact the presidential election.

Source:http://nypost.com/2016/07/29/democrats-havent-told-famous-donors-their-info-was-hacked/

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