June 28, 2013

WikiLeaks Volunteer Was a Paid Informant for the FBI

He needed the $5,000 because he was obviously Starving!

Thordarson was long time volunteer for WikiLeaks with direct access to Assange and a key position as an organizer in the group. With his cold war-style embassy walk-in, he became something else: the first known FBI informant inside WikiLeaks. For the next three months, Thordarson served two masters, working for the secret-spilling website and simultaneously spilling its secrets to the U.S. government in exchange, he says, for a total of about $5,000.
(Article up at wired.com)

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