US prosecutors weigh charges against Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, reports say


WASHINGTON – Two media reports say that U.S. prosecutors in the preparation or too narrow in view of the charges against the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, its founder Julian Assange for the disclosure of sensitive government secrets.

CNN reported that the authorities prepare to arrest Assange.

The Washington Post reports that prosecutors are weighing charges against the organization, members refused after the Obama-era Department of justice.

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The newspaper says possible charges include conspiracy, theft of government property and violating the Espionage Act.

WikiLeaks last month released documents that he says reveal secrets about the CIA’s cyber espionage tools to break into a targeted Computer, mobile phones, and smart TVs. It is published, the earlier of 250,000 State Department cables, and embarrassed the US military logs from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Assange’s lawyer says that the authorities have apprised him about the status of their investigation.

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