On Thursday, a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard was reportedly arrested in connection with the internet posting of leaked secret material.
The US authorities conducted a quick search for the identification of the leaker who uploaded secret papers to a social networking site that is well-liked by video gamers before making the arrest of Jack Teixeira, 21.
The New York Times had named Teixeira as the group’s leader before his arrest on Thursday, according to the publication.
Breaking: Law enforcement arrested Jack Teixeira Thursday in connection with the leaking of classified documents that have been posted online, per US official. via @evanperez
Teixeira, a 21-year-old, is a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard.
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) April 13, 2023
The FBI has started interviewing those they believe to be the source of the leaks after narrowing the field of potential suspects.
This story is developing…
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