FBI agent charged with leaking classified documents to media

FBI agent charged with leaking classified documents to media

[Ed. – Not a smidgen of corruption]

The Justice Department has filed charges against a former FBI agent accusing him of leaking classified documents to a news outlet.

Terry Albury, whom Minnesota Public Radioreported worked on counterterrorism matters at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, stands accused of two counts — “knowingly and willfully” transmitting national defense information to The Intercept, and refusing to hand over a document related to terrorism recruitment.

According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, officials filed a two-page felony information document, which the paper described as “a charging document that typically signals an imminent guilty plea.”

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The documents Mr. Albury is accused of giving to the Intercept assessed confidential human sources and concerned “threats posed by certain individuals from a particular Middle Eastern country.”

The failure to hand-over charge, the Star-Tribune reported, concerned papers “relating to the use of an online platform for recruitment by a specific terrorist group.”

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