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Document: Grand Jury Indicts Former SSCI Staffer for False Statements Regarding Contacts With Reporters

A grand jury in the District of Columbia has charged James Wolfe, the former director of security for the Senate intelligence committee, with three counts of making false statements to a government agency in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1001(2).

Secrecy: Wikileaks

Will the United States Be Able to Extradite Assange?

Late last week, CNN reported that the Justice Department is close to bringing criminal charges against Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks and a longtime resident of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated that Assange’s arrest is now a “priority.” DOJ has struggled for some time to determine whether and how to charge Assange.

Secrecy: Leaks Prosecutions

Harold Thomas Martin III Indicted on Charges of Willful Retention of National Defense Information

On Wednesday, a federal grand jury indicted Harold ("Hal") Thomas Martin III, a former private contractor for Booz Allen Hamilton, of willful retention of national security information. The 20-count indictment describes his unauthorized retention of documents belonging to the National Security Agency, as well as the Central Intelligence Agency, U.S. Cyber Command, and the National Reconnaissance Office; the theft took place over a period as early as 1996 until August 27, 2016.

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