Whistleblower Who Challenged FBI’s Profiling And Informant Recruitment Practices Is Sentenced To Four Years In Prison
Former FBI special agent Terry Albury was sentenced to four years in prison for retaining and releasing documents to a media outlet on the FBI’s racial profiling, surveillance, and informant recruitment practices. He accepted an agreement in April, where he pled guilty to two counts of violating the Espionage Act.
National Security Agency whistleblower Reality Winner, who was charged with violating the Espionage Act when she released an NSA report on alleged Russian hacking of voter registration systems, will accept a plea agreement. Winner is scheduled to formally change her plea to guilty on June 26 in a federal court
Trump Justice Department seized communication records of New York Times reporter and other journalists, marking a continuation of Obama’s war on leaks.
Local news media in Minnesota reported that FBI special agent Terry Albury was charged with violating the Espionage Act when he allegedly disclosed documents to the Intercept. He apparently pled guilty and took responsibility for his alleged actions. Albury is the second person who made disclosures to the press to
Trump’s pardon of Navy sailor stands in stark contrast to double-standard for leaks, especially when considering David Petraeus and Reality Winner’s cases
Kevin Gosztola discusses his plans for trial coverage of Reality Winner, the NSA contractor at the center of Donald Trump’s first major leak prosecution.
Evidence revealed by a VICE News investigation revealed the government’s hypocrisy in pursuing whistleblowers like John Kiriakou and Jeffrey Sterling.
Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling was sentenced to three and a half years in prison for leaking information to a journalist. It was the longest sentence issued by a federal court during President Barack Obama’s administration. During a trial in January, the government convinced a jury, with largely circumstantial evidence,