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Activist Known As 'Monopoly Man' Re-Emerges At Facebook Hearing As 'Russian Troll'

Amanda Werner seen wearing a blue and green pointy wig, aiming to look like a Russian troll, as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
Amanda Werner seen wearing a blue and green pointy wig, aiming to look like a Russian troll, as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

Remember last fall when the character Rich Uncle Pennybags from the board game Monopoly lit up social media after photo-bombing a Senate hearing on the Equifax data breach?

Well, so-called Monopoly Man appeared again Thursday, complete with a monocle, top hat and bushy white mustache, during a Senate hearing with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief Mick Mulvaney.

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The activist, whose real name is Amanda Werner, also dressed up as a “Russian troll” and sat in the audience during Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate hearing earlier this week. Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Werner (@wamandajd) about the stunts.

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