'Email prankster' strikes again, tricks White House officials: 5 things to know

Multiple White House officials have been tricked by a self-proclaimed email prankster, reports CNN.

Here are five things to know.

1. Posing as Jared Kushner, the email impersonator invited Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert to a "soirée" at the end of August. Mr. Bossert responded with a thank you message, which included his personal email address.

2. Another exchange fooled Mr. Scaramucci. Pretending to be former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, who Mr. Scaramucci called a "paranoiac" and accused of leaking information to the media earlier that week, the email impersonator called Mr. Scaramucci a hypocrite and said he has not acted "even remotely classy." The fake Mr. Priebus added the staff transition has been "diabolical" and "hurtful."

Mr. Scaramucci replied: "You know what you did. We all do. Even today. But rest assured we were prepared. A Man would apologize." He told the fake Mr. Priebus to read Othello — a Shakespearian play about betrayal and revenge. 

3. The impersonator tricked Mr. Scaramucci in a second exchange, in which he pretended to be the Ambassador to Russia-nominee Jon Huntsman Jr. Mr. Huntsman was later tricked himself by the impersonator, who posed as Eric Trump.

However, when the impersonator attempted to target Mr. Trump by acting as his older brother Donald Trump Jr., Mr. Trump caught on. He responded: "I have sent this to law enforcement who will handle from here."

4. The officials declined on-the-record comment to CNN, but White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders specified the White House is reportedly investigating the incidents.

5. The email impersonator tweets under the name @Sinon_Reborn. In June, he tricked U.K. banking officials in a similar fashion.

"I try and keep it on the humorous side of things," the email impersonator told CNN. "I'm not trying to get the keys to the vault or anything like that."

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