First Arrest Made In Hacking Investigation!

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from The Daily Mail:

The feds have leveled the first charges against an individual in connection with leaks related to Russian election hacking.

The government has charged Reality Leigh Winner, 25, a Georgia intelligence contractor, with passing secret documents to the media.

‘Winner is a contractor with Pluribus International Corporation assigned to a U.S. government agency facility in Georgia,’ according to a government criminal complaint.

‘She has been employed at the facility since on or about February 13, and has held a Top Secret clearance during that time.

‘On or about May 9, Winner printed and improperly removed classified intelligence reporting, which contained classified national defense information from an intelligence community agency, and unlawfully retained it.’

Arrested: The government has charged Reality Leigh Winner (pictured), 25, a Georgia intelligence contractor, with passing secret documents to the media

She is the first person to have charges leveled against her in connection with leaks related to Russian election hacking

President Trump(above on Monday) has repeatedly railed against leaks, and administration members have called on congressional committees to focus not just on alleged Russian interference, but 'unmasking' of individuals in leaked governments and leak investigations

‘Approximately a few days later, Winner unlawfully transmitted by mail the intelligence reporting to an online news outlet,’ according to the release.

‘FBI has arrested and charged the woman they say leaked a Top Secret document to The Intercept,’ NBC News reported, citing a federal official.

The charges coincided with a report by The Intercept that a top secret NSA document revealed efforts by Russian military intelligence to conduct a spear phishing cyber attack on a company and on local voter registration.

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