BREAKING: U.S. Charges Against Julian Assange Released

U.S. officials have filed computer hacking charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in connection with the release of classified government cables from former Army private and intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning.

The Justice Department announced early Thursday that Assange had been arrested in London in connection with a federal charge of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion of a classified U.S. government computer, which carries a five-year maximum sentence.

Source: US charges Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, with conspiracy | Fox Business

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