Facebook told the outside world on Thursday that it had removed three fake account networks because Russian intelligence could use them to leak hacked files and disrupt the upcoming US election. The company said the accounts were suspended for using fake identities and other types of “collaborative untrue behavior.”. The accounts relate to Russian intelligence and an organization based in St. Petersburg. U.S. officials have accused the group of trying to influence the 2016 presidential election. The Russian Foreign Ministry has not yet responded to a request for comment. Earlier, Russia has repeatedly denied trying to intervene in the US election and has said it will not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries. Nathaniel gleicher, head of Facebook’s network security policy, said there was no evidence that hacked files would be leaked, but Facebook wanted to prevent them by suspending these accounts. < p > < p > Facebook said the networks were small, with only a few accounts on Facebook and instagram, some posing as independent media and think tanks. These accounts have only 97000 fans in total. < p > < p > Facebook said the accounts are targeted at users in the UK and the United States, but the accounts are mainly located in the Middle East and countries bordering Russia, such as Syria, Turkey, Ukraine and Belarus. Twitter also said it had worked with Facebook to confirm and delete 350 accounts operated by Russian state-owned institutions. < / P > < p > both companies said that one of the account networks was discovered after a report by the Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI). The FBI warned on Tuesday that foreign cyber criminals are likely to spread false news about the results of the November 3 presidential election. According to Graham brookie, director of the Digital Forensics Research Laboratory at the Atlantic Council, some of the activities in these accounts show that Russia is continuing to work to increase political tensions in the United States and elsewhere. However, the scope of the threat to the security of any country from Russia is far greater than that of any other country Epic Games accused Google of monopolizing the latter, which may have a better chance than apple