It's not quite as cut and dry as planting a hard to find Pokemon somewhere and hoping to gain intelligence information from a hapless NSA Pokemon Go addict. A year ago Pokemon Go was the hottest thing.
The CNN story came after the New York Times reported earlier this month that Kremlin-linked cyber workers promoted content on Facebook that appeared to be of American origin, but was created to sow division on political issues, including the Black Lives Matter movement.
This Russian-controlled group called themselves "Don't Shoot Us" and appears to have been run from the now-infamous Internet Research Agency.
CNN's report includes a screenshot from a Tumblr page with the contest rules, which shows an image of a Pokémon that's been named Eric Garner, the African-American man whose 2014 death after being placed in a chokehold by a New York City Police Department officer was caught on film.
The victor of the Pokemon contest would receive an Amazon gift card, the Don't Shoot Us site said.
Russian cyber experts created a Pokemon Go game as part of their attempts to meddle with the USA election, according to an investigation by CNN. This "contest" required people to take screen shots from their phone and share over other social networks, not within our game.
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A huge police operation has been launched and the area around where the drama unfolded has been cordoned off. We saw someone running outside. "I jumped really when I heard the shots", he told local media.
The ultimate goal may have been to use these screenshots to get journalists to write about these in-game protests, but CNN apparently found no evidence that anyone actually took Don't Shoot Us up on the idea.
Pokemon Go was only one of several popular services used by the Don't Shoot Us campaign, according to the CNN Money report; the same group had accounts on YouTube and Tumblr, as well as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
The Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts related to Don't Shoot Us have all been suspended according to CNN.
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