The U.S. justice Department announced the arrest of a contractor for the leak of classified NSA data report
Federal contractor reality Whether the winner was arrested in Georgia in the United States in connection with the publication on the portal The Intercept of the secret report of the national security Agency (NSA) about the possible intervention of Russia in election. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of justice.
An employee of the company Pluribus International Corporation had access to information from February 2016. She was arrested by the FBI on June 3 and appeared before a Federal court in Georgia on 5 June.
Winner unsealed and improperly removed classified intelligence data, which contained information on issues nasobirali from on intelligence of the United States, and illegally kept them.The U.S. Department of justice
The materials were seized may 9.
“Subsequently, the winner acknowledged the withdrawal of classified intelligence information from her workplace, its preservation and transmission, carried out from Augusta, GA, news portal, knowing that he has no right to obtain and store these documents,” — said the Ministry.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has called on Twitter to support reality If winner. “She’s a young woman accused of a daring attempt to help us learn” — he said on Twitter.
Mr. Assange also said that the actions of the sources that disseminate information should be maintained.
We will remind, us authorities began investigation about the Russian hackers who allegedly intervened in the election campaign and influenced the results of voting in the United States in 2016. On the basis of these allegations the former President Barack Obama before leaving office in December last year imposed new sanctions against Russia. In Moscow of involvement in the cyber attacks reject.