Brit behind Donald Trump dossier flees home 'terrified for his safety'

LONDON — The former British intelligence officer behind the memos on Donald Trump's links to Russia has been unmasked — and now he fears for his life.

Christopher Steele, a 52-year-old former MI6 officer, was named on Wednesday evening as the man responsible for creating the dossier of explosive allegations, which President-elect Trump branded as "fake news."

According to The Daily Telegraph, Steele fled his home amid fears for his safety. A source close to Steele told the newspaper that he is worried about a dangerous backlash against him from Moscow.

His 35-page...
8 Published By - Business Insider - 2017.01.12. 08:05
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