Ex-NASA Contractor, Reality Winner Still Jailed

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Ex-NASA Contractor, Reality Winner Still Jailed over leak revealing Russia hacking

 

Reality Winner: The Story of an NSA Whistleblower as told by Samantha Bee

After blowing the whistle on Russian interference in American elections, and effectively ensuring a safe and fair presidential election in 2020, Reality Winner was promptly marked an enemy of the state and sentenced to federal prison. If this has you saying WTF, you’re not alone. With help from Reality’s sister, Brittany Winner, and her attorney, Alison Grinter, Sam dramatically recreates the story of a true American hero.

 

Reality Winner, former N.S.A Contractor seeks pardon from President Trump or President-elect Joe Bid

Reality Winner, a Kingsville native and a former Air Force intelligence specialist pled guilty a few years ago to leaking classified information.

 

Former NSA contractor Reality Winner receives five year sentence

A former National Security Agency contractor who pleaded guilty to leaking classified government documents to a media agency arrived to court on Thursday grinning and clutching what appears to be a book about the New Testament. Reality Winner, 26, was sentenced to more than five years on Thursday as part of a deal with prosecutors, who called it the longest sentence ever imposed for a federal crime involving leaks to the media. Winner pleaded guilty in June to a single count of transmitting national security information. The former Air Force translator worked as a contractor at a National Security Agency’s office in Augusta, Georgia, when she printed a classified report and left the building with it tucked into her pantyhose. Winner told the FBI she mailed the document to an online news outlet. The former linguist arrived to court wearing an orange prison jumpsuit and her shackled hands clutching the New Testament from the Bible. Winner smiled as she made her way inside.

 

Alleged NSA Leaker Reality Winner Makes First Court Appearance

Prosecutors now claim that Reality Winner, the NSA contractor accused of leaking a top secret document about Russia’s election hacking, may have had plans to release even more classified information. The 25-year-old was denied bail in her first court appearance.

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