Former CIA Employee Convicted of Massive Leak

Posted on AllSides July 13th, 2022
From The Center
Elizabeth Williams/Associated Press

A federal jury in New York convicted a former Central Intelligence Agency software engineer of leaking a trove of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks.

After a retrial lasting several weeks, the jury on Wednesday found Joshua Schulte, 33 years old, guilty of all nine counts he faced, including illegal gathering of national defense information. The leak, which WikiLeaks dubbed Vault 7 and published in 2017, detailed how the CIA breaks into computers, smartphones, messaging applications and television sets. WikiLeaks said Vault 7 was the largest ever publication of confidential...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

Wall Street Journal (News)

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
See full bias rating for Wall Street Journal (News)
Learn about media bias

More News about Criminal Justice from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right