ROBERT Mueller's team phones were allegedly wiped of all information before being turned over for review into an anti-Donald Trump probe.
More than 15 phones were wiped before they were handed over to the Office of the Inspector General to be searched for evidence of potential bias, the New York Post reported.
The cells were reportedly wiped because of forgotten passcodes, irreparable screen damage, loss of the device, and intentional deletion, among other reasons.
Mueller's deputy, Andrew Weissman, "accidentally wiped" his phone twice after entering the wrong password too many times in March 2018, the outlet reported.
Attorney James Quarles' phone allegedly "wiped itself" and former FBI attorney Lisa Page's phone was restored to factory settings when it was received by the Inspector General's Office.
Page was previously caught sending and receiving anti-Trump messages with FBI agent Peter Strzok.
Mueller's report, released in April 2019, found no criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia to tip the outcome of the 2016 presidential election in Trump’s favor.
But it also did not reach a conclusion on whether the president had obstructed justice.
The investigation did lead to more than 30 indictments, including Manafort, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen and longtime Trump friend Roger Stone, whose sentence for seven felony crimes was commuted in July by the president.
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