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JUNE 21, 2013 EX CONTRACTOR CHARGED

BREAKING NEWS Friday, June 21, 2013 7:55 PM EDT
Ex-Contractor Is Charged in Leaks on N.S.A. Surveillance

Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor whose leak of agency documents has set off a national debate over the proper limits of government surveillance, has been charged with violating the Espionage Act and theft of government property for disclosing classified information to The Guardian and The Washington Post, officials said on Friday.
The charges were filed under seal on June 14 and unsealed late Friday. American officials said they had asked the authorities in Hong Kong, where Mr. Snowden is believed to be in hiding, to detain him while an indictment and an extradition request were prepared.
The expected attempt to extradite Mr. Snowden from Hong Kong is likely to produce a lengthy legal battle whose outcome is uncertain, because the extradition treaty between the United States and Hong Kong includes an exception for political offenses, and Mr. Snowden could argue that his prosecution is political in nature.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/22/us/snowden-espionage-act.html?emc=edit_na_20130621

 

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