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Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Denied Bail Again

Law360, Washington (October 6, 2017, 4:03 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge Thursday shot down a request from a former government contractor accused of leaking national defense information to an online media outlet for release on bail pending her trial for violations of the Espionage Act, saying she poses a danger to national security and a significant flight risk.

Reality Leigh Winner, a 25-year-old former Pluribus International Corp. linguist, who is accused of improperly accessing top-secret information from a government facility and sharing it with an online media outlet, had sought to overturn a...
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