Ex-CIA engineer gets 40-year sentence for leaking secrets to WikiLeaks


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On Thursday, Joshua Schulte (35), an ex-software engineer from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), was sentenced to 40 years behind bars. This comes after his convictions in trials in March 2020, July 2022, and September 2023. Schulte was found guilty of various crimes, including espionage, computer hacking, contempt of court, lying to the FBI, and child pornography. Department of Justice (DOJ) called his transfer of stolen data toWikiLeaks, one of the largest unauthorized disclosures of classified information in US history.