According to recent reports, it has been reported that a U. S intelligence reality winner contractor has been sentenced to more than 5 years in jail by a federal judge following evidence linked with leakage of confidential reports. The contractor was sentenced to 5 years in jail after claiming to have leaked classified information to the Russian interference concerned with the U. Selections.
Winner a 26 years’ teenager, who at the current state has spent almost two years in jail, pleaded guilty in a court ruining in June to have passed the National Security Agency information to the Intercept in 2016. According to Attorney Titus Nichols, she said that Winner will receive credit for all the time she spent through the pre-trial confinement.
According to a hometown hearing in Augusta, Georgia, Judge James Hall approved all the sentence Winner was to receive as pleaded by her lawyer. Nevertheless, Winner was detained for 63 months after the approval until recently when she was brought back to the chamber to face a final judgment where Winner accepted the allegations and was sentenced to him for an additional of 5 years.
However, after the 63-month detention by judge James Hall, according to Elizabeth Bell, a spokeswoman for Winner’s attorneys said that there will be three years of supervised release. From the reports, Winner was able to do this since he had been working with Pluribus International Corp. A U. S company which provides analytical services for the U.S. defense and more so intelligence agencies.
According to the hearing reports, winner gave the NSA the chapters whereby Russia was attempting to hack through the election process and more so the voting machine before the November 2016 presidential election. This was added by the U. S officials. Winner on the hand was indicted on a federal count of willful retention and more so on the transmission of the national defense information, which is considered a felony under the Censorship Act and Espionage which at long run carries a 10 years’ maximum sentence in prison. The previous judge dined Winner bond due to national security purposes.