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Edward Snowden, NSA leaker, sanctioned in federal court for refusing to cooperate in civil suit

Added 08-08-20 02:35:02pm EST - “Edward J. Snowden was sanctioned in federal court Friday after a magistrate judge found he acted in bad faith by refusing to produce documents relevant to a civil lawsuit he lost.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Edward Snowden, NSA leaker, sanctioned in federal court for refusing to cooperate in civil suit ”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Edward J. Snowden was sanctioned in federal court Friday after a magistrate judge found he acted in bad faith by refusing to produce documents relevant to a civil lawsuit he lost.

Mr. Snowden, a former U.S. government contractor admittedly responsible for leaking classified intelligence to the media, was sued last year after he wrote about it in his memoir.

A federal judge ruled in December against Mr. Snowden in the matter and said the U.S. government is entitled to all proceeds made from book sales and related speaking events.

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Mr. Snowden refused to produce documents showing how much he was paid, however, resulting in the magistrate judge agreeing to impose sanctions sought by federal prosecutors.

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