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Former Twitter employee found guilty of spying for Saudi Arabia

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Former Twitter employee found guilty of spying for Saudi Arabia - TechCrunch

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A former Twitter employee suspected of spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia was found guilty, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.The employee, U.S.resident Ahmad Abouammo, was also convicted by a jury of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, falsifying records and money laundering.

He faces up to 20 years in prison.

Abouammo worked on media partnerships in the Middle East at the company from 2014 to 2015.


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Author / Journalist: Taylor Hatmaker

Category: Technology

Topics: Spying Twitter TC Social

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Published On: 2022-08-10, 00:03:30

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