Family Of Seth Rich Issues Statement On Alleged Wikileaks Connection

MIAMI - JULY 26: The homepage of the website is seen on a computer after leaked classified military documents were posted to it July 26, 2010 in Miami, Florida. WikiLeaks, an organization based in Sweden which publishes anonymous submissions of sensitive documents from governments and other organizations, released some 91,000 classified documents that span the past six years of U.S. combat operations in the war Afghanistan. (Photo Illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Following reports by Private Investigator Rod Wheeler, slain Democratic staffer Seth Rich’s family released a statement addressing allegations that Rich was connected to Wikileaks.

The family dismissed the story as “unsubstantiated.”

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Shortly after the family released the above statement, Fox News published a story confirming a transfer of nearly 45,000 emails from Seth Rich’s computer to late Wikileaks Director Gavin MacFadyen, via an anonymous federal official.