Accused Pentagon classified documents leaker Teixeira to be arraigned Friday

Posted on AllSides April 14th, 2023
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The Air National Guardsman arrested by federal agents for allegedly leaking classified Pentagon documents online will be arraigned Friday in a federal court in Boston. The guardsman, 21-year-old Jack Teixeira, was arrested Thursday, in his hometown of North Dighton, Mass., on the app Discord, popular with so-called online "gamers." Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday that FBI agents took Teixeria into custody without incident. Teixeria is reportedly a systems operator, or IT worker, who allegedly uploaded hundreds of pages of sensitive documents into a Discord group chat. Discord made a...

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