Prosecutors considering charges against WikiLeaks: Report

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Assange’s attorney says authorities have not apprised him of the status of their investigation.

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File) 5, 2016 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks from the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. In this Feb.

The newspaper says possible charges include conspiracy, theft of government property and violating the Espionage Act.

military with logs from Iraq and Afghanistan. It previously published 250,000 State Department cables and embarrassed the U.S. WikiLeaks last month released documents it says reveal secrets about the CIA’s cyberespionage tools for breaking into targeted computers, cellphones and smart TVs.

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The Washington Post reports prosecutors are weighing charges against the organization’s members after the Obama-era Justice Department declined to do so.

CNN reports that authorities are preparing to seek Assange’s arrest.

prosecutors are preparing or closely considering charges against the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, including its founder Julian Assange, for revealing sensitive government secrets. WASHINGTON — Two media reports say U.S.