Joshua Schulte, a former NSA and CIA staffer, was indicted on multiple Espionage Act charges on June 18, 2018, for allegedly leaking sensitive CIA files to WikiLeaks.On March 7, 2017, WikiLeaks began publishing classified documents that detailed hacking tools and techniques used by the CIA. Later that month, as part of an investigation into the leak, federal agents raided Schulte’s apartment and seized his computer.On August 24, 2017, Schulte was arrested on federal child pornography charges, after federal investigators discovered …
On June 26, 2018, Winner pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Espionage Act.
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