Secrecy: Leaks Prosecutions

Document: Grand Jury Indicts Former SSCI Staffer for False Statements Regarding Contacts With Reporters

By Matthew Kahn
Thursday, June 7, 2018, 10:54 PM

A grand jury in the District of Columbia has charged James Wolfe, the former director of security for the Senate intelligence committee, with three counts of making false statements to a government agency in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1001(2). The false statements allegedly pertained to Wolfe’s contacts with reporters and were made in the course of an investigation into the unauthorized disclosure of classified information to members of the press. The full indictment is below.