US Hits WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange With 18-Count Indictment

By Angela Anderson
Angela Anderson
Angela Anderson
May 24, 2019 Updated: May 24, 2019

The Justice Department leveled an 18-count superseding indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on May 23.

The new charges include conspiring with former Army intelligence officer Chelsea Manning to obtain classified materials, compromising sources in the Middle East and China, and conspiracy to hack into a more secure military database.

Original report by Jasper Fakkert