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The Trump administration's new method for cracking down on leakers

Columbia Journalism Review - 18 Oct 2018
A senior Treasury official named Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards has been arrested and charged by the US Attorney's Office in the Southern District of New York for allegedly sharing “Suspicious Activity Reports” (SARs) about financial red flags with a ...
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Charge Treasury Official in Mueller Investigation

The Chief-Leader - 09 Nov 2018
The Suspicious Activity Reports allegedly given to Buzzfeed by Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards included information on cases involving the Russian Embassy; former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort; former Trump campaign aide Richard Gates; ...
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FinCEN Employee Charged with Unlawful Disclosure of SARs to Reporter

The National Law Review - 25 Oct 2018
On October 17, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (“SDNY”) announced the arrest of a senior employee at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”). That employee, Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, has been charged with ...
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National briefs for Oct. 18, 2018

News-Press Now - 18 Oct 2018
Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, a senior official at the department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, also known as FinCEN, is accused of leaking several confidential suspicious activity reports to a journalist, whose name was not disclosed in ...
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Suspected BuzzFeed Leaker Released on $100K Bond

Courthouse News Service - 02 Nov 2018
A resident of Quinton, Virginia, 40-year-old Edwards is charged with one count each of unauthorized disclosures of suspicious-activity reports and conspiracy to make unauthorized disclosures of suspicious-activity reports. Both charges carry a maximum ...
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Significant Digits For Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

FiveThirtyEight - 18 Oct 2018
These transactions involved Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chief, and former campaign official Richard Gates. The employee, Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, allegedly had “hundreds of electronic communications” with a BuzzFeed ...
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Trump out to destroy credibility of a free and independent press

Youngstown Vindicator - 31 Oct 2018
Recently, a Treasury whistleblower, Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, was arrested and charged with sharing secret financial documents with reporters. A former Hill staffer, James Wolfe, pleaded guilty of lying to the FBI after investigators seized a ...
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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Lawfare (blog) - 18 Oct 2018
A gunman opened fire on a meeting between Gen. Austin “Scott” Miller—the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan—and Afghan provincial officials, at least three of whom were killed in the attack. At least three Americans were wounded and Gen. Miller, the ...
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FCW Insider: Oct. 26 (blog) - 26 Oct 2018
On Oct. 18, the Justice Department charged Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, a senior advisor for Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), with leaking a SAR report detailing Manfort's financial activity to multiple media outlets ...
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Midterm coverage beyond Trump

Columbia Journalism Review - 19 Oct 2018
CJR columnist Trevor Timm addresses the Trump administration's crackdown on journalists' sources, focusing on the recent arrest of senior Treasury official Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards. “Leak investigations strike at the heart of the press's job ...

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