Skip to comments.Julian Assange has been charged, prosecutors reveal inadvertently in court filing
Posted on 11/15/2018 9:30:54 PM PST by bitt
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged under seal, prosecutors inadvertently revealed in a recently unsealed court filing a development that could significantly advance the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and have major implications for those who publish government secrets.
The disclosure came in a filing in a case unrelated to Assange. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kellen S. Dwyer, urging a judge to keep the matter sealed, wrote that due to the sophistication of the defendant and the publicity surrounding the case, no other procedure is likely to keep confidential the fact that Assange has been charged. Later, Dwyer wrote the charges would need to remain sealed until Assange is arrested.
Dwyer is also assigned to the WikiLeaks case. People familiar with the matter said what Dwyer was disclosing was true, but unintentional.
Joshua Stueve, a spokesman for the U.S. attorneys office in the Eastern District of Virginia, said, The court filing was made in error. That was not the intended name for this filing. An FBI spokeswoman declined to comment.
Federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of Virginia have long been investigating Assange and, in the Trump administration, had begun taking a second look at whether to charge members of the WikiLeaks organization for the 2010 leak of diplomatic cables and military documents that the anti-secrecy group published. Investigators also had explored whether WikiLeaks could face criminal liability for the more recent revelation of sensitive CIA cybertools.
Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III also has explored WikiLeaks publication of emails from the Democratic National Committee and the account of Hillary Clintons then-campaign chairman, John D. Podesta. Officials have alleged that the emails were hacked by Russian spies and transferred to WikiLeaks
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hmmm...discovery could be fun...
a development that could significantly advance the probe into Russian interference...
The Wa Po wouldn’t print something it didn’t think wasn’t detrimental to the president.
Q - Assange is safe flown to USA.
Or words similar.
Assange being indicted and extradited is neither safe nor him being flown to the USA.
Another nails in the coffin for Q
As the “Church Lady” (Dana Carvey) used to say:
BLOAT, folks, it’s gonna get UGLY, SOON!
How can this case avoid Seth Rich’s murder?
I hope he has renewed his lease at the embassy.
Dems say Russians hacked the Hillary, DNC, DCC servers while giving marching orders to Mueller to find out who really did it.
Seth Rich did it for the DNC server, the Romanian who goes by Guccifer 1 did it for Hillary’s server.
Mueller searches for who ‘attacked’ these servers, who are the current ‘Watergate burglars’ while all blame is wrongfully cast on Trump because ... it just needs to be done that way somehow.
when will the FakeNewsMSM investigate the collusion between Clinton/MSM exposed in the Podesta emails?
Shouldn’t your comment be in the Q thread?
“whether to charge members of the WikiLeaks organization for the 2010 leak of diplomatic cables and military documents that the anti-secrecy group published”
Liberals and leftists, Dems, were perfectly happy when Wikileaks was giving out US military and security information.
If I collect Chinese state secrets and put them on the internet, will I faces charges from China? How about if I did it to Russia? Will they arrest me?
Q thread is for conspiracy theorists.
These are facts.
The cult threads do not allow independent critical thinking.
Why were all those emails on the perverts laptop in NYC under the file name “Insurance”?
Is this why HRC is suddenly running again? To avoid all these ‘political attacks’?
The elections being safe another bad call.
Weasels Mueller, Comey, Brennan, Clapper and RosenWeasel need to be arested first.
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