DIA Employee Arrested For Leaks Was In A Romantic Relationship With Journalist

The Federalist | 10/9/2019 | Tristan Justice
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An employee at the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency was arrested Wednesday on federal charges of leaking top-secret classified information to two reporters.

Henry Kyle Frese, a 30-year-old counter-terrorism analyst at the DIA, allegedly leaked classified information to two reporters whose identities were not unveiled by authorities in 2018 and this year, one of which Frese was romantically involved with, according to the indictment.

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Federal authorities say one reporter wrote eight articles stemming from at least five leaks from Frese.

While federal authorities did not reveal the identities of either reporter Frese leaked information to, a search of Frese’s Twitter profile suggests the first journalist described in the indictment, with whom Frese allegedly had a romantic relationship. The indictment says Frese retweeted the reporter just a few days after an April 27 interaction between the two. That suggests a tweet from CNBC national security reporter Amanda Macias to be the primary journalist Frese leaked classified reports to based on the criminal indictment.

Indictment - Prosecutors

The indictment by federal prosecutors allege that...
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