- The Washington Times - Monday, March 30, 2015

Economist Elizabeth Ashack at the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics is reportedly under review after she claimed her Twitter account was hacked when a message was tweeted from her account that called Christians Nazis.

“People in the red states vote for nazis to govern, and then call themselves Christian, it will not end well for them. #BoycottIndiana,” Ms. Ashack said in a tweet that was captured by SooperMexican.com before it was deleted.

The tweet was a reference to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which allows businesses to refuse service to gays for religious reasons.

On Monday, Ms. Ashack sent out a tweet claiming her computers and social media accounts were hacked.

“On Friday, March 24 both my work and home computer were hacked. An investigation is underway. Twitter and LinkedIn accounts were compromised,” she said in a tweet that no longer appears on her account, The Blaze reported.



Ms. Ashack’s Twitter profile previously listed her occupation as “economist at U.S. Department of Labor BLS,” but makes no such reference as of Monday afternoon, The Blaze reported.

A Labor Department spokeswoman told The Blaze that Ms. Ashack still works for the agency and “the matter is under review.” The spokeswoman had no estimate of how long the review might take, The Blaze reported.

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