Shamai Leibowitz is a lawyer and blogger. A US and Israeli citizen, formerly he worked as a Hebrew linguist for the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). In 2010, he was convicted under the Espionage Act of 1917 for leaking classified information. Shamai is currently executive director of the Silver Spring Jewish Center.
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Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 7:36am
Blowback from the White House's Vindictive War on Whistleblowers
In 2009, I was working as a contract linguist for the FBI when I discovered that the FBI was committing what I believed to be illegal acts. After I revealed these to a blogger, the Department of Justice came after me with a vengeance.