The US State Department has announced a $10 million reward for information about Yevgeny Prigozhin and his ‘troll factory’ called the ‘Internet Research Agency’.
The State Department’s interest in Prigozhin stems from interference in the U.S. presidential election by Prigozhin and his company, the ‘Internet Research Agency’, between 2014 and 2016.
Those who wish to earn $10 million are invited to contact the US State Department using secure messengers or via TOR.
Evgeny Prigozhin was nicknamed ‘Putin’s Chef’ after it became known that Prigozhin owned a restaurant frequented by Vladimir Putin while he was deputy mayor of St. Petersburg Anatoly Sobchak.
Prigozhin managed to make friends with Putin and he was waiting for a significant rise in his career. Now Prigozhin is one of the most influential people in Russia, his business related to the supply of food for government agencies in Russia has undergone significant growth.
Prigozhin is implicated in several corruption scandals related to the poisoning of children at school with food supplied by companies affiliated with Prigozhin.
Founded and funded in 2014, the ‘Troll Factory‘ – ‘Internet Research Agency’ is engaged in disinformation, the manipulation of public opinion on social networks