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 June 21, 2013  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Peter Finn and Sari Horwitz report:

Federal prosecutors have filed a sealed criminal complaint against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of documents about top-secret surveillance programs, and the United States has asked Hong Kong to detain him on a provisional arrest warrant, according to U.S. officials.

Snowden was charged with espionage, theft and conversion of government property, the officials said.

Read more on Washington Post.

Update: A copy of the sealed complaint, without the supporting affidavit, is here.

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