IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIAIN THE MATTER OF THE SEARCH OF: ) UNDER SEALA residential condominium located at )The Watergate, 2700 Virginia Ave., N.W., #901 ) Case No.Washington, D.C. 20037 )AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OFAN APPLICATION FOR SEARCH WARRANT
I, Grayden R. Ridd, having been duly sworn, depose and state as follows:
1. I make this affidavit in support of an application for a search warrant to search aresidential condominium dwelling located at The Watergate, 2700 Virginia Avenue, N.W., #901,Washington, D.C. 20037. As set forth herein, there is probable cause to believe that at thislocation, there exists evidence, fruits, and instrumentalities of, and property intended for use incommitting, violations of Title 50, United States Code, Sections 1701-1706 (InternationalEmergency Economic Powers Act/Sudanese Sanctions Regulations), and Title 18, United StatesCode, Sections 951 (Agents of a foreign government) and 371 (Conspiracy).
2. I am a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) and haveserved in that capacity since February 2009. I currently am assigned to the CounterintelligenceDivision of the FBI’s Washington Field Office. As such, I am an “investigative or lawenforcement officer” of the United States within the meaning of Title 18, United States Code,Section 2510(7), that is, an officer of the United States who is empowered by law to conductinvestigations of and to make arrests for offenses enumerated in Title 18, United States Code,Section 2516(1).
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