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In a statement on the defacement page, Maxney wrote, "Since today, you have been trying to bring Middle east under chaos, United States of America, which is controlled by Zionist jewish people to achieve their goals for centuries. While youre trying to draw the map of 100-200 years later from now, you are trying to make Muslim people fight each other and finish-waste themselves and, we can't just spectate it. You are a country which bombs its own state, kills its own citizens, and blames the Muslim for it and tries to equate terrorism with them. This only suits insincere people which lack of human values,you. #USAIsTerroristCountry #KillerUSA #Killerisrael #Damnisrael."
The hacker also published eight Excel files apparently taken from the City of Akron. While the focus of the files isn't obvious (one is a list of tax preparers, though the others aren't as clearly named), the files themselves include tens of thousands of names, mailing addresses and Social Security numbers in clear text.