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Schneiderman’s office said that Tillerson used the “Wayne Tracker” alias from at least 2008 to 2015.
Related: Tillerson ducks Exxon climate change allegationsSchneiderman’s office said the discovery of Tillerson’s second email address lends “additional urgency” to their demand that Exxon turn over documents related to climate change.
The New York attorney general has accused Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of using the pseudonym “Wayne Tracker” to send emails related to climate change while serving as CEO of Exxon Mobil.
They said it was used to “send and receive materials regarding important matters” including climate change.
The oil company confirmed that Tillerson had used the “Wayne Tracker” email while CEO.
Why state secretary Tillerson used alias Wayne Tracker while a CEO at Exxon
Prior to becoming secretary of state under President Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson used the alias “Wayne Tracker” to exchange emails about climate change while he was CEO of ExxonMobil, a New York prosecutor revealed in a letter filed in court Monday.
Right away, as the story hit the web Tuesday, questions swirled around Tillerson’s alias: Why was Tillerson using an alias to communicate about climate change?
The Washington Post once reported that even Tillerson’s own boss, President Trump, had once used an alias: John Barron.
The company says the “Wayne Tracker” email was set up to “secure and expedite” communication with executives at the company, BuzzFeed News reported.
And former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer once used the alias “George Fox” in a sex scandal that torpedoed his political career.
as mentioned in According to Schneiderman’s office, some 60 documents from the company included the email address Wayne.Tracker@exxonmobil.com, with “Wayne Tracker” being an alias Tillerson used from at least 2008 to 2015.
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo ReutersSecretary of State Rex Tillerson used a pseudonym to discuss climate change in emails when he was the chairman and chief executive of Exxon Mobil, the New York attorney general’s office has found.
The letter, according to Reuters, asked Ostrager to order Exxon to state whether emails from “Wayne Tracker” and 34 other accounts assigned to other company executives and board members had been properly preserved.
[OPINION: The ‘Nobody’s Home’ Administration]In a statement Monday, Exxon spokesman Alan Jeffers said the “Wayne Tracker” email address “was put in place for secure and expedited communications between select senior company officials and the former chairman for a broad range of business-related topics.”
Reports “indicating that emails to or from this address were exclusively climate-related are false,” he said, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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