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    Former GOP Candidate’s Military Records Improperly Shared with Democratic Group

    Former GOP Candidate's Military Records Improperly Shared with Democratic Group

    Former Nevada Republican congressional candidate Sam Peters learned a couple of weeks ago that his records — containing personal information — were improperly released to a Democrat-paid research group a year before.

    Peters, who lost his race against incumbent Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford in the 4th Congressional District, received a Feb. 8 letter from the   informing him about the unauthorized release of his records to an employee of Due Diligence Group, a company hired by the Democratic Party's chief fundraising committee.

    “(The Air Force) without question, did not follow the protocols that were in place,” said Peters, who served from 1992 until retiring in 2013 and was one of 11 people whose records were released without authorization. “I want rules to be followed and my privacy protected because these organizations are not supposed to release this type of private information without the members' consent, and they did not have it.”

    20 years of records released

    The letter states that on Feb. 10, 2022 and March 4, 2022, the Air Force Personnel Center Military Records Branch received requests for Peters' military records from Abraham Payton, a “background investigation analyst” with Due Diligence Group , a company that specializes in using public records research for its clients, including political campaigns, according to its website.

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