Quantcast

FBI launches criminal investigation into Snowden’s actions

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:48 EDT
google plus icon
snowden-screen
 
  • Print Friendly and PDF
  • Email this page

The United States has launched a criminal investigation and is taking “all necessary steps” to prosecute Edward Snowden for exposing secret US surveillance programs, the FBI director said Thursday.

“We are taking all necessary steps to hold the person responsible for these disclosures,” Mueller told the House Judiciary Committee, referring to the IT contractor who has admitted to leaking information about National Security Agency spying.

Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
AFP journalists cover wars, conflicts, politics, science, health, the environment, technology, fashion, entertainment, the offbeat, sports and a whole lot more in text, photographs, video, graphics and online.
 
 
 
 
By commenting, you agree to our terms of service
and to abide by our commenting policy.
 
Google+