A manhunt is underway for a traitor inside the CIA, CBS’s Jeff Pegues reports.
The theft is related to thousands of documents published in March by the transparency site WikiLeaks.
BREAKING: @jeffpeguescbs reports manhunt underway for insider traitor in #CIA. Theft of thousands of secret documents. @CBSEveningNews— PETER MAER (@PETER MAER)1492641555.0
THE CIA + FBI BELIEVE AN INSIDER NOT A HACKER STOLE THOUSANDS OF DOCS +CIA TOOLS PUBLISHED IN MARCH BY WIKILEAKS. MORE ON @CBSEveningNews— Jeff Pegues (@Jeff Pegues)1492641066.0
SOURCES SAY INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING FOR AN INSIDER - EITHER A CIA EMPLOYEE OR CONTRACTOR - WHO HAD PHYSICAL ACCESS TO THE MATERIAL.— Jeff Pegues (@Jeff Pegues)1492641468.0
This is a developing story. We will update as more information become available.