AUGUSTA, Georgia. – A judge weighs whether to suppress the statement of a woman accused of leaking National Security Agency secrets because the federal agents not to warn her that her words could be used against her and that she would wait for a lawyer.
The Augusta Chronicle reports 25-year-old Reality Winner admitted in the statement that they mailed a classified document to The Intercept, an online news source. s of the recording were played in federal court Tuesday.
Attorney Matthew Chester, said the statement should be suppressed because the federal agents chose not to read Winner Miranda her rights for fear that she would not talk if they did. Assistant district Attorney of the V. S. Jennifer Solari says Winner willingly gave the statement and was not arrested at the time.
Information from: The Augusta Chronicle , http://www.augustachronicle.com