Robert Mueller's office has referred to the Federal Bureau of Investigation allegations that women were "offered money to make false claims" about the special counsel, according to Mueller's spokesman. The special counsel's office says it was alerted to the matter by journalists following up on e-mails from the woman.
"Some sad news. On Thursday, November 1, at the Rosslyn Holiday Inn at noon, we will reveal the first of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's sex assault victims". The emails stated that Parsons was offered $20,000 plus payment of her credit card debt to accuse Mueller of sexual misconduct and workplace harassment when she was a paralegal at his law firm in 1974.
Frick asked Taub for her "beginning rate" to talk about any encounters with Mueller and offered to pay her "for any references that you may have".
In May, Burkman offered a reward for damaging information about Mueller, and during the confirmation process for now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh, he offered a $25,000 reward for damaging information about Kavanaugh's accusers.
The probe has expanded to examine possible attempts by Trump himself to obstruct the investigation, which could - if proven - lead to the president's impeachment.
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A number of media reports have checked a range of other "employees" and found them to be photos of other models or even priests - none of who actually could work at Surefire.
On Monday, Jacob Wohl, a right-wing conspiracy theorist and excessive tweeter, took to Twitter to announce that a "scandalous story" about Special Counsel Robert Mueller would be breaking the following day. Though she wrote in the email that Mueller was "always very polite to me, and was never inappropriate", the law firm where Parsons said she worked alongside him - Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, known at the time as Pillsbury, Madison and Sutro - said it had no record of Parsons working there.
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He seems to have meant Jack Burkman, a champion of the Seth Rich conspiracy theory, who was later implicated in the scheme with Wohl.
According to The Atlantic, another woman, Lorraine Parsons, was offered $20,000 to make accusations against Mueller.
The plan unravelled across U.S. media on Tuesday, one day after Jacob Wohl, a 20-year-old conservative blogger, tweeted on Monday night that a "scandalous" story about Mr Mueller was about to break. A phone number on the Surefire website refers callers to a number for Wohl's mother, according to NBC.
"I gave Burkman a call".
"Mueller is a bad guy, not just because of what he does in the courtroom, but because of what he does outside of the courtroom", Burkman said.
Surefire Intelligence was incorporated in DE less than three weeks ago, according to online records, and describes itself as "a private intel agency that designs and executes bespoke solutions for businesses and individuals who face complex business and litigation challenges".