Cyber experts who disproved Mike Lindell’s voter fraud claims sue for $5 million reward he offered

In the run-up to his “cyber symposium” in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he promised to reveal his evidence for mass voter fraud in the 202o election — “evidence” that was supposed to force Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to resign on the spot — MyPillow CEO and voter fraud conspiracy theorist Mike Lindell offered a $5 million reward to anyone who could debunk his claims. Unsurprisingly, that reward seems to be no longer on the table.

According to reports, some of the cyber security experts who attended the symposium are going after that reward. Bill Alderson, who worked with the Pentagon after 9/11, served with Cyber Security infrastructure for the U.S. military in Afghanistan, says that he followed the rules that were agreed to when he registered for the $5 million challenge. Now he’s letting Lindell’s attorney know.

“With all of my exhibits, proving what my belief was about the packets and why they were not packets and why they did not contain IP headers, why they did not contain Ethernet addresses, why they did not contain congruent, you know, request-response packets, while they were not in P-PCAP format, and they didn’t contain any dating or anything of that nature,” Alderson told Dakota News Now.

As Dakota News Now points out, Lindell said that the data proving voter fraud was in the form of “packet captures” (P-CAPS), and contained every vote cast in the 2020 election.

“Put up or shut up,” Alderson said.

Finnish programmer and white-hat hacker Harri Hursti, who also attended Lindell’s symposium, said Lindell’s challenge seems like it was designed to make it difficult to anyone who legitimately tries to claim the award.

“While in Sioux Falls we were firmly told that $5M ‘offer’ has been withdrawn and off the table. I am more than interested to demand my share if there is a way to do that. The challenge document seems to attempt to force disputes to arbitration and tries to block class action,” Hursti said.

Either way, Alderson wants the money.

“If you’re going to give that money away to somebody and throw money down a rat hole I want my part of it. Share it amongst us, that’s fine. I’d like my share,” Alderson said.

Sky Palma

Before launching DeadState back in 2012, Sky Palma has been blogging about politics, social issues and religion for over a decade. He lives in Los Angeles and also enjoys Brazilian jiu jitsu, chess, music and art.