Victor was the only employee found to have corresponded to a media company on her office computer.
She started learning Arabic on her own before she finished high school, a language she loved, said her mother, Billie Winner-Davis. Prosecutors don’t think victor is a jihadist or terrorist sympathizer, they say that before she left the military, she inserted an external hard drive into a top-secret computer there. Victor also told the Federal Bureau of Investigation she sought out and printed classified information, according to Solari.
What we do know is clear: victor is accused of serving as a journalistic source for a leading American news outlet about a matter of critical public importance. An hour later, the Department of Justice announced the criminal complaint against victor.
“The top-secret National Security Agency document, which was provided anonymously to The Intercept and independently authenticated, analyzes intelligence very recently acquired by the agency about a months-long Russian intelligence cyber effort against elements of the us election and voting infrastructure”, The Intercept reported this week.
The Associated Press could not confirm the authenticity of the May 5 NSA document, which The Intercept said it obtained anonymously.
Prosecutors also said while victor was serving in the Air Force she put a removable thumb drive into a top-secret computer.
Reality Winner, the 25-year-old Vermont Sen.
Reality Winner has been charged with sending classified material to a news organization.
Read this Augusta Chronicle story. They also found an AR-15 rifle and a shotgun, Solari said Thursday. Authorities are looking at two laptops, a tablet and four cellphones seized from Winner’s home as well as spiral-bound notebooks. Tor is a software that hides browsing activity and allows for anonymous communication on the internet. Victor was arrested at her home on Saturday and on Wednesday she will go before a federal judge for a bond hearing. She has no record. “There really is nowhere she can go because of all the media attention she has received”. “They took her by surprise”. She adopted a military posture when she stood.
In February, she began working Pluribus International Corporation. It was while working for the company at Fort Gordon that victor reportedly took a classified document May 9.
Winner’s Facebook page does mention reaching out to U.S. Sen.
Neither prosecutors nor Winner’s parents have identified the government agency where she worked at the time of her arrest. Until Winner has a trial or enters a plea arrangement then the outcome is to be determined. They would pledge their home and the 20 acres of land they own as security for Winner’s bond.
Gary Davis said his stepdaughter isn’t a flight risk. “But we do know she’s very intelligent”.
You don’t want them getting into the wrong hands. “None of this matches”.
“There’s not much to comment on right now as far as whether there is a connection between my client and Intercept”, Nichols told NPR.
She said that despite the allegations against her daughter, she remains “a proud mom …”
Whoever gave the documents to the NSA for verification was only performing due diligence in making sure victor or someone else didn’t manufacture the documents and that they were authentic. “She’s going to be made an example of …”
A spokeswoman for Sen. On Instagram, she primarily posted selfies from the gym and pictures of food, while on Twitter she rarely posted about herself, focusing more on politics – behavior not uncommon for people who use both social networks.
Reality Winner was charged under the Espionage Act.
But those mishandling or leaking classified information face stiff prison sentences if caught.
Victor spent much of that six year career as an air force linguist in Maryland.
A Hawaii coffee farmer has 30 days to remain in the United States after being ordered to report to immigration officials for deportation back to Mexico.
Winner’s stepfather, Gary Davis, told HuffPost before Thursday’s hearing that the American people should demand a fair trial for his daughter.
Actually she used to take the original documents and sell it to the news outlet sites.
In February, in the wake of Trump issuing his ban on travelers from several Muslim majority nations, she said: “the most risky entry to this country was the orange fascist we let into the white house”.