Newly obtained video exhibits the previous head of Espresso County Republicans escorting members of a forensics agency employed by a Trump-allied lawyer right into a Georgia elections workplace shortly earlier than an alleged information breach in January 2021.
The video, which was obtained by NBC Information, exhibits Cathy Latham, the chairwoman of the Espresso County GOP on the time, greeting and escorting members of the tech agency SullivanStrickler into the workplace on Jan. 7, 2021, the identical day as an information breach that’s below investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
The video exhibits scenes solely from outdoors the workplace.
NBC Information has requested Holly Pierson, an lawyer for Latham, and SullivanStrickler for remark.
Latham was one in every of almost a dozen of Georgia’s “faux electors” who sought to quash a subpoena to look earlier than the Fulton County particular grand jury that’s listening to proof in a legal probe into potential 2020 election interference by former President Donald Trump and his allies.
Latham was recognized as a goal of Fulton County District Lawyer Fani Willis’ investigation after she submitted false certifications, together with 15 different individuals, declaring Trump the winner in Georgia after he misplaced to Joe Biden.
The Washington Publish has reported that Trump-allied lawyer Sidney Powell employed SullivanStrickler to repeat info from voting tools.
The GBI confirmed final month that it’s helping the Georgia secretary of state’s workplace with an investigation of an allegation of a breach of elections information in Espresso County, Willis stated in a courtroom submitting final month. She added that publicly reported emails point out Powell coordinated with SullivanStrickler to acquire elections information from Espresso County in early January 2021.
Further video taken outdoors the county elections workplace exhibits Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan and cybersecurity marketing consultant Jeff Lenberg visiting a couple of occasions later in January 2021.
Cyber Ninjas, which Arizona Republicans employed to guide a partisan evaluate of 2020 ballots in Maricopa County, discovered that Biden gained the county by a better margin than the official tally.