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Reality Winner Sentenced To 5 Years, 3 Months For Leaking Classified Info

Winner, a former NSA contractor, pleaded guilty in June. Prosecutors say her 63-month sentence will be the longest ever served by a federal defendant for leaking to the press.
Reality Winner leaves the Augusta Courthouse on June 8, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. Winner, a former intelligence industry contractor, pleaded guilty to leaking National Security Agency documents. Source: Sean Rayford

Reality Winner, the former National Security Agency contractor who pleaded guilty to leaking classified intelligence to a media outlet, has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.

On Thursday, a federal judge in Georgia approved a plea deal that called for five years and three

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