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1 month ago

Air Force prosecutors ask for new charges for Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira

Air Force prosecutors asked to recommend that Jack Teixeira be court-martialed for disobeying orders and obstructing justice after leaking national defense secrets.
1 month ago
This photo illustration shows the suspect, national guardsman Jack Teixeira, reflected in an image of the Pentagon in Washington, DC.
2 months ago

Air Force preps new military charges against convicted Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira

Massachusetts Air National Guardsman Jack Teixeira will face military criminal proceedings this month for alleged violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
2 months ago
This photo illustration created on April 13, 2023, shows Jack Teixeira, reflected in an image of the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
3 months ago

Jack Teixeira agrees to 16-year prison sentence

According to the signed plea agreement filed with the court, Teixeira agreed to plead guilty to all six counts charging him with willful retention and transmission of national defense information.
3 months ago
According to the signed plea agreement filed with the court, Teixeira, 22, agreed to plead guilty to all six counts charging him with willful retention and transmission of national defense information.
3 months ago

Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira agrees to 16-year prison sentence

Teixeira was accused of leaking a trove of classified military documents and posting them online.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira agrees to 16-year prison sentence
3 months ago

Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira expected to plead guilty

ABC News Senior Investigative Reporter Aaron Katersky gives insight into why Teixeira changed his plea and what to expect in court Monday.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira expected to plead guilty
4 months ago

Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira to plead guilty: Sources

Jack Teixeira, the young Massachusetts Air National Guardsman accused of leaking a trove of classified military documents, is pleading guilty.
4 months ago
This photo illustration created on April 13, 2023, shows Jack Teixeira, reflected in an image of the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
6 months ago

Air Force disciplines 15 men in investigation of accused leaker Jack Teixeira

The airmen have been disciplined for failing to take proper action when they became aware of Teixeira's intelligence-seeking activities, according to a report.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Air Force disciplines 15 men in investigation of accused leaker Jack Teixeira
6 months ago

Air Force disciplines 15 airmen in investigation of accused leaker Jack Teixeira

Fifteen airmen have been disciplined for failing to take proper action when they became aware of accused leaker Jack Teixeira's activities, the Air Force said
6 months ago
An undated photo of Jack Teixeira, suspected of leaking classified documents.
6 months ago

15 airmen disciplined in investigation of accused leaker

The service members failed to take proper action after they became aware of accused leaker Jack Teixeira’s intelligence-seeking activities, according to an Air Force investigation.
6 months ago
VIDEO: 15 airmen disciplined in investigation of accused leaker
1 year ago

Alleged classified docs leaker Jack Teixeira argues he should be treated like Trump

The Massachusetts Air National Guardsman accused of posting classified information on an online chat group asked a federal judge to reconsider his pretrial detention.
1 year ago
An undated photo of Jack Teixeira, suspected of leaking classified documents.
1 year ago

Pentagon will tighten controls on classified information after Discord leak

The Pentagon will tighten controls on classified information after the Discord leak.
1 year ago
A view of Department of Defense in Pentagon Arlington-Virginia, March 14, 2023.
1 year ago

Pentagon will tighten controls on classified information after Discord leak

Air National Guardsman Jack Teixeira allegedly leaked classified documents to friends on Discord.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Pentagon will tighten controls on classified info after Discord Leak
1 year ago

Pentagon leak suspect pleads not guilty

Jack Teixeira pleaded not guilty Wednesday to six counts of willful retention and transmission of national defense information.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Pentagon leak suspect pleads not guilty
1 year ago

Air National Guardsman accused of leaking Pentagon secrets indicted by grand jury

Jack Teixeira now faces six counts of willful retention and transmission of classified information and is awaiting a new court date.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Air National Guardsman accused of leaking Pentagon secrets indicted by grand jury
1 year ago

New details after Pentagon leaker indicted

The 10-page indictment accused Jack Teixeira of willful retention and transmission of national defense information.
1 year ago
VIDEO: New details after Pentagon leaker indicted
1 year ago

Jack Teixeira, alleged classified documents leaker, indicted by federal grand jury

Jack Teixeira, the member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard accused of leaking classified documents online, has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
1 year ago
This photo illustration created on April 13, 2023, shows national guardsman Jack Teixeira, reflected in an image of the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
1 year ago

Former Trump aide goes before grand jury in classified documents probe

The Special Counsel has expanded his probe into political action committees that were formed by Trump allies.
1 year ago
Taylor Budowich, a former spokesman for President Donald Trump arrives for an appearance before a grand jury in Miami, June 7, 2023.
1 year ago

Pentagon leaker faces judge

The judge ruled Jack Teixeira, the Air National Guardsman suspected of leaking classified documents, should be held without bail until his trial.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Pentagon leaker faces judge
1 year ago

Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira ordered detained ahead of trial

Jack Teixeira, the 21-year-old airman charged in connection with the leaked documents probe, was ordered detained ahead of his trial during a hearing Friday.
1 year ago
Jack Teixeira, the 21-year-old airman charged in connection with the leaked documents probe, was ordered detained ahead of his trial during a hearing Friday.
1 year ago

Alleged government docs leaker ordered detained

A federal judge rejected the appeal for the pre-trial release of an Air National Guardsman charged with leaking defense secrets.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Alleged government docs leaker ordered detained
1 year ago

Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira ordered detained ahead of trial

Jack Teixeira, the 21-year-old airman charged in connection with the leaked documents probe, was ordered detained ahead of his trial during a hearing Friday.
1 year ago
An undated picture shows Jack Douglas Teixeira, a 21-year-old member of the Air National Guard, who was arrested by the FBI, over his alleged involvement in leaks online of classified documents, posing for a selfie at an unidentified location.
1 year ago

Accused Pentagon leaker to appear in court for bail hearing

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1 year ago
Accused Pentagon leaker to appear in court for bail hearing
1 year ago

Accused Pentagon documents leaker to appear in court

ABC News' Aaron Katersky joins ABC News contributor Mick Mulroy to break down the case against Jack Teixeira, the Air National Guardsman accused of leaking classified documents.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Accused Pentagon documents leaker to appear in court
1 year ago

Accused Pentagon leaker faces judge

Federal prosecutors say releasing Jack Teixeira, an Air National guard member accused of leaking America's defense secrets, poses too great a risk to public safety and national security.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Accused Pentagon leaker faces judge
1 year ago

Suspect accused of leaking docs was previously warned: Prosecutors

Jack Teixeira faced multiple reprimands for "willful disregard" in protecting classified information, federal prosecutors said in a court filing.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Suspect accused of leaking docs was previously warned: Prosecutors
1 year ago

Pentagon leaker previously caught taking notes

According to new court papers, Jack Teixeira, the 21-year-old alleged leaker, was caught taking notes on classified documents.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Pentagon leaker previously caught taking notes
1 year ago

Leak suspect's bosses twice warned him over handling of classified info: Filing

Jack Teixeira was twice admonished by his superiors last year over his "concerning actions" with regards to classified information, prosecutors said in a court filing
1 year ago
An undated photo of Jack Teixeira, suspected of leaking classified documents.
1 year ago

Judge expected to decide if Pentagon leaker will remain in jail

Prosecutors claim that the Pentagon leak suspect was warned of his “concerning actions” with classified information.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Judge expected to decide if Pentagon leaker will remain in jail
1 year ago

Pentagon leak suspect 'caught' before

Prosecutors say the former National Guardsman was allowed to keep his security clearance despite having been caught mishandling classified documents multiple times. ABC News’ Justin Finch reports.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Pentagon leak suspect 'caught' before
1 year ago

Prosecutors: Jack Teixeira attempted to destroy evidence in leak case

The 21-year-old National Guardsman will face a judge Thursday and is accused of leaking classified Pentagon documents online.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Prosecutors: Jack Teixeira attempted to destroy evidence in leak case
1 year ago

Suspect in massive military documents leak could be released on bail

Prosecutors say Jack Teixeira is a flight risk and could still have access to sensitive intelligence as a judge decides whether to release him on bail.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Suspect in massive military documents leak could be released on bail
1 year ago

Suspected documents leaker requests release from detention

ABC News' Trevor Ault provides updates outside of the courthouse in Worcester, Massachusetts, as prosecutors argue Jack Teixeira is a flight risk.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Suspected documents leaker requests release from detention
1 year ago

Alleged Pentagon leaker to appear in court

Federal prosecutors argued in a filing Jack Teixiera, 21, "must remain detained" as he “poses a serious flight risk."
1 year ago
VIDEO: Alleged Pentagon leaker to appear in court
1 year ago

Pentagon leak suspect requests release from detention

A judge is reviewing a request by the Massachusetts airman who federal prosecutors contend stole and leaked classified documents.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Pentagon leak suspect requests release from detention
1 year ago

New details after military leak suspect appears in court

A federal judge is weighing a possible pre-trial release for alleged Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira, while prosecutors argue he’s a flight and national security risk.
1 year ago
VIDEO: New details after military leak suspect appears in court
1 year ago

Prosecutors allege Pentagon leak suspect could flee, compare him to Snowden

The Massachusetts airman accused of leaking highly classified U.S. intelligence documents is asking a magistrate judge to release him from pretrial detention.
1 year ago
An undated picture shows Jack Douglas Teixeira, a 21-year-old member of the Air National Guard, who was arrested by the FBI, over his alleged involvement in leaks online of classified documents, posing for a selfie at an unidentified location.
1 year ago

Prosecutors allege Pentagon leak suspect accessed 'hundreds of classified documents'

Massachusetts Air National Guardsman Jack Teixeira accessed "hundreds" of highly classified U.S. intelligence documents, federal prosecutors said.
1 year ago
An undated photo of Jack Teixeira, suspected of leaking classified documents.
1 year ago

Does motive make a difference in the Pentagon leak case? Experts weigh in

Reports have indicated suspect Jack Teixeira was driven to share classified documents to impress friends he made on the messenger platform Discord.
1 year ago
Jack Douglas Teixeira, a U.S. Air Force National Guard airman accused of leaking highly classified military intelligence records online, makes his initial appearance before a federal judge in Boston, on April 14, 2023, in a courtroom sketch.
1 year ago

Suspect in intelligence docs leak granted hearing delay

A lawyer for Jack Teixeira had asked the judge for more time to prepare his case.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Suspect in intelligence docs leak granted hearing delay
1 year ago

Hearing delayed for leaked documents suspect

The judge overseeing Jack Teixiera's case granted the former National Air Guardsman's request to delay his detention hearing on Wednesday.
1 year ago
VIDEO: National guardsman suspected in US docs leak due back in court
1 year ago

Court hearing delayed for Air National Guardsman accused of leaking documents

Jack Teixera, 21, is charged with unauthorized retention and transmission of national defense information and willful retention of classified documents.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Court hearing delayed for Air National Guardsman accused of leaking classified documents
1 year ago

Judge cancels hearing for suspect in classified document leak

Jack Teixeira, 21, "improperly and unlawfully retained and transmitted national defense information to people not authorized to receive it."
1 year ago
Jack Teixeira, 21, "improperly and unlawfully retained and transmitted national defense information to people not authorized to receive it."
1 year ago

Judge delays hearing for suspect in classified document leak

Jack Teixeira, 21, "improperly and unlawfully retained and transmitted national defense information to people not authorized to receive it."
1 year ago
An undated picture shows Jack Douglas Teixeira, a 21-year-old member of the Air National Guard, who was arrested by the FBI, over his alleged involvement in leaks online of classified documents, posing for a selfie at an unidentified location.
1 year ago

Air Force opens own investigation into secret documents leak

The Air Force has opened its own probe into the secret documents disclosure and says the accused leaker’s unit is no longer carrying out its intelligence mission.
1 year ago
An undated picture shows Jack Douglas Teixeira, a 21-year-old member of the Air National Guard, who was arrested by the FBI, over his alleged involvement in leaks online of classified documents, posing for a selfie at an unidentified location.
1 year ago

Pentagon launches review of procedures following leak

The Pentagon said it's working around the clock to understand the scope and scale of the leak of classified documents.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Pentagon launches review of procedures following leak
1 year ago

Fallout continues after intelligence leak

ABC News chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz and ABC News contributor and former FBI special agent Richard Frankel have the latest on the leaked Pentagon documents posted on Discord.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Fallout continues after intelligence leak
1 year ago

Suspect in classified documents leak had top secret security clearance

The revelation comes as more information is released about what the classified documents contained, including information on spy balloons and the war in Ukraine.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Suspect in classified documents leak had top secret security clearance
1 year ago

Leaked classified Pentagon files reveal info on spy balloons and Ukraine

The suspect charged with transmitting the classified documents was a 21-year-old computer technician with the Massachusetts Air National Guard who had high-level top-secret clearance.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Leaked classified Pentagon files reveal info on spy balloons and Ukraine
1 year ago

Suspect faces 15 years behind bars for leaking top secret US docs

Jack Teixeira, 21, who was arrested at his Massachusetts home on Thursday, worked as a computer technician with the Massachusetts National Air Guard and made his first court appearance on Friday.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Suspect faces 15 years behind bars for leaking top secret US docs
1 year ago

New fallout from documents leak

As the alleged leaker is expected back in court this week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken is trying to calm allies at the G-7 summit.
1 year ago
VIDEO: New fallout from documents leak