FBI Whistleblower Convicted of Leaking Documents in “Act of Conscience”

HeadlineApr 19, 2018

In Minnesota, an FBI whistleblower who leaked classified information about how the bureau aggressively targets potential informants pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of unauthorized disclosure. Terry J. Albury, who was the only African-American agent at the FBI’s field office in Minneapolis, called his leaks an “an act of conscience” aimed at calling out racism at the bureau. He faces up to 10 years in prison but is likely to receive less than five under a plea deal.

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