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Two Twitter Employees Charged With Spying for Saudi Arabia

[2019-11-07 13:40:17]

A complaint unsealed in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco revealed that two Twitter employees have been charged with spying for Saudi Arabia. The complaint also alleged that the employees — whose jobs did not require access to Twitter users’ private information — were rewarded with a designer watch and tens of thousands of dollars funneled into secret bank accounts. Ahmad Abouammo, a U.S. citizen, and Ali Alzabarah, a Saudi citizen, were charged with acting as agents of Saudi Arabia without registering with the U.S. government. I wonder if this is a separate incident from Saudi’s Twitter mole.

Two Twitter Employees Charged With Spying for Saudi Arabia


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