Was wir über den Verdächtigen im Pentagon Leak wissen
April 14, 2023 - US Behörden haben den 21-jährigen Informationstechnlogie Spezialisten verhaftet, er heißt Jack Teixeira und steht in Verbindung zu der Enthüllung streng geheimer Militär Dokumente.
Teixeira was arrested by the FBI at his family home in Dighton, rural Massachusetts, on Thursday.
Dressed in shorts and a T-shirt, he was led away by heavily armed agents.
Teixeira has been identified as the leader of an online chat group where the sensitive documents first emerged.
He is charged with the unauthorised removal and transmission of classified information. He will appear in court in Boston, Massachusetts later on Friday.
Dozens of leaked documents revealed U.S. assessments of the war in Ukraine as well as sensitive secrets about American allies, embarrassing Washington and raising fresh questions over the security of classified information, the BBC said.