In the USA arrested the informant who gave the media classified documents
MOSCOW, June 6 — RIA Novosti. U.S. authorities have arrested a government contractor charged with transferring classified documents to the media, according to the U.S. Department of justice.
It is reported that the documents handed to 25-year-old reality winner, employee of the company Pluribus International Corporation. She was hired in February, then received access to information classified “top secret”.
“Winner unsealed and improperly removed classified intelligence report, which contained classified information about the national defense agencies of the intelligence community, as well as illegally left it at home”, — stated in the press release of the Ministry of justice. The report said that winner was arrested on Saturday.
It is reported that the winner in may sent the report email news publication. The name of the publication not specified, but, according to the source of NBC, we are talking about portal Intercept.
Previously portal Intercept, citing a secret report of the national security Agency USA (NSA) reported that Russian military intelligence has allegedly carried out cyber attacks on software providers for the election for a few days before the vote in the United States. The portal refers to the Intercept derived from some anonymous copy of the document. It is emphasized that the results of these “attacks”, as well as any impact on the election process is not established.
US intelligence agencies had previously accused Russia of trying to influence American elections, Russia has repeatedly denied the allegations, press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov called them “completely unfounded”. Some time ago to investigate the “relationships trump of Russia”, which refutes the White house and the Kremlin, was appointed the special Prosecutor. Two investigating committees on intelligence of the Senate and house of representatives of the United States.