Matthew Barakat
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Suspect in attack on US official in Mexico brought to US
by Matthew Barakat - January 11, 2017 - 6:39am
The US citizen arrested by Mexican authorities in last week's shooting of a US consular official in Guadalajara has arrived in the United States for prosecution.
Hacker who targeted Bush family gets 4 years in prison
by Matthew Barakat - September 2, 2016 - 2:00am
A Romanian hacker who targeted the Bush family, former Secretary of State Colin Powell and others was sentenced to more than four years in prison Thursday, but will be sent to Romania to serve time on a prison sentence...
Man accused of hacking Bush accounts appears in US court
by Matthew Barakat - April 1, 2016 - 2:00pm
The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer, who is charged with breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family, former Secretary of State Colin Powell and others, has been brought to the United States to face criminal...
Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter
by Matthew Barakat - January 27, 2015 - 8:36am
A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking details of a covert mission to derail Iran's nuclear program in a case that, until the eve of the trial, was as much about the journalist who published the leaks...
CIA asset 'Merlin' testifies about mission at CIA leak trial
by Matthew Barakat - January 17, 2015 - 6:45am
A Russian emigre who became a top CIA asset has described to jurors his role in a secret mission to disrupt Iran's nuclear weapons ambitions.
CIA manager testifies more than 90 knew about covert mission
by Matthew Barakat - January 16, 2015 - 5:00am
A CIA manager testified under cross-examination in a trial near Washington that more than 90 people knew about a covert Iranian mission that was leaked to the media.
Terrorist database continues to grow at rapid rate
by Matthew Barakat - July 19, 2014 - 8:00am
The government is rapidly expanding the number of names it accepts for inclusion on its terrorist watch list, with more than 1.5 million added in the last five years, according to numbers divulged by the government...
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