‘IT’S DONE’: Did Liz Truss text Antony Blinken after Nord Stream attack?
Former UK Prime Minister Liz Truss sent a text message saying ‘it’s done’ to the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken immediately after the Nord Stream attack, according to a controversial online commentator.
Kim Dotcom, a self-proclaimed ‘Internet Freedom Fighter’, says the text message is the reason Russia believes the United Kingdom was involved in blowing up the gas pipeline.
“Liz Truss used her iPhone to send a message to Secretary Blinken saying ‘it’s done’ a minute after the pipeline blew up and before anybody else knew,” he told his nearly one million Twitter followers.
Dotcom, who was born Kim Schmitz in West Germany, suggested the data was obtained through an iCloud hack.
“It’s not just the Five Eyes that have backdoor admin access to all Big Tech databases,” he said.
“Russia and China have sophisticated cyber units too. The funny thing is Govt officials with top security clearance still prefer using iPhones over their NSA & GCHQ issued encrypted shit-phones.”
Liz Truss text: Fact or fiction?
It’s is important to note that Kim Dotcom, who now resides in New Zealand, did not offer any form of factual evidence to back up his claim.
There are indeed reports that Liz Truss’ phone was hacked, however that dates back to her time as UK foreign secretary.
The UK’s Mail on Sunday reported that private messages between Truss and other international foreign ministers, including some about Ukraine, fell into foreign hands.
Other Nord Stream conspiracy theories
The Nord Stream attack, which made global headlines in September, has indeed attracted a lot of unfounded speculation and conspiracy theories.
Earlier this month, there were claims an expert investigating the blasts, Erik Olsen, has died suddenly and he was “cremated within hours”.
The following day, a Norwegian marine researcher named Erik Olsen, took the unusual step of confirming he wasn’t dead and that Twitter users had confused him for a “Swedish namesake”.
“My retweet of a foreign affairs article was noticed and several people mistook me for a Swedish namesake who (supposedly) was in charge of investigating the Nordstream sabotage and died under suspicious circumstances,” he said.
“The whole story seems based on rumours, but it was picked up by Asia Markets who even pointed out that there was a Twitter account of a Norwegian man who they claim is the investigator.”
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