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Reality Winner charged with leaking information to The Intercept

June 6, 2017

Reality Winner, a 25 year old Air Force veteran and federal contractor, was indicted under the Espionage Act in June 2017 and accused of leaking a top secret document to The Intercept that detailed alleged Russian hacking attempts on election software vendors in the United States.

She faces one count under the Espionage Act section 793(e). She is currently in jail awaiting a trial scheduled for October. She was denied bail shortly after her arrest. 

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