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DOJ Announces Charges Against Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange – Single Count of Conspiracy to Commit Computer Intrusion

Earlier today UK police caved to pressure from the U.S. government, entered the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and allowed Julian Assange to be arrested by the UK government inside the embassy.

A lawyer for Assange told the Gateway Pundit that the arrest was really quick.

The DOJ later this morning released a statement on the charges against Julian Assange.

Assange was charged with a single count of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion for agreeing to break a password to a classified U.S. government computer.

The Department of Justice reported:

WikiLeaks Founder Charged in Computer Hacking Conspiracy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Julian P. Assange, 47, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested today in the United Kingdom pursuant to the U.S./UK Extradition Treaty, in connection with a federal charge […]

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