FBI net closing on ‘Edward Snowden-style’ leaker of terror watch-lists

The net is closing on a second “Edward Snowden-style” whistle-blower who has reportedly been identified by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, it
emerged yesterday.

Agents had identified an employee of a US contracting firm who was suspected of leaking a US government watch list of terrorists to a journalist
linked to Snowden, Yahoo News reported.

Agents had reportedly searched the suspect’s home and a criminal investigation had been opened by prosecutors in the US state of Virginia. However, no
one had been arrested or charged, the report said.

The latest leaked documents, which apparently reveal that almost half the people on US terror watch lists have no known affiliation with any terrorist
group, appeared online in August.

FBI net closing on ‘Edward
Snowden-style’ leaker of terror watch-lists

It took me a little digging to figure out what this news article was talking about.
and it seems this move came about because of story that was published back on 7-23-2014 on the
The Intercept website.

the title to that story is…
The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist


The “March 2013 Watchlisting Guidance,” a 166-page document issued last year by the National Counterterrorism Center, spells out the
government’s secret rules for putting individuals on its main terrorist database, as well as the no fly list and the selectee list, which triggers
enhanced screening at airports and border crossings. The new guidelines allow individuals to be designated as representatives of terror organizations
without any evidence they are actually connected to such organizations, and it gives a single White House official the unilateral authority to place
entire “categories” of people the government is tracking onto the no fly and selectee lists. It broadens the authority of government officials to
“nominate” people to the watchlists based on what is vaguely described as “fragmentary information.” It also allows for dead people to be
watchlisted.

On that website they posted a copy of that Unclassified
Offical Use Only Doc.
as proof.

now to be honest with ya all I’d never heard of this group, The Intercept, before today but looking over the list of
Documents they have posted to their website, they do indeed have several Secret and top
secret Doc’s
posted there


CNO Core Secrets Slide Slices
10/10/2014

NSA Classification Guide for ECI Pawleys
10/10/2014 5:03 PM

Target Exploitation Classification Guide
10/10/2014

Whoever this new leaker is he has indeed been leaking sensitive top secret information… of course the types of information seem to be mostly policy
and revisions to rules, nothing nearly so explosive as the phone intercept deal Snowden blew the lid off of… but still, damaging in that it gives
the wrong people to much information on the inner working of NSA DHA, and other’s…

who ever this guy is in some deep doo-doo…. and I bet the TPTB keep his story and capture very quite.

http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread1039897/pg1

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