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How to Hack an Election

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For the last 10 years, one man has been responsible for manipulating major elections in Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, El Salvador, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Venezuela. That man is Andres Sepulveda, who says he and his team have regularly been bankrolled by Juan Jose Rendon, “a Miami-based political consultant who’s been called the Karl Rove of Latin America.” From stealing passwords and email correspondences to unleashing thousands of negative social posts on opponents, Sepulveda has waged a vicious political war on digital fronts to achieve gains in the analog world.

Read the full story from Bloomberg Businessweek here.