Document Date: 2010-12-06
In a press conference about an investment fraud operation, Attorney General Eric Holder stated that there is an “active, ongoing criminal investigation” into WikiLeaks.
Document Date: 2017-04-21
Attorney General Jeff Sessions told journalists that DoJ is “stepping up...efforts on all leaks” and “whenever a case can be made, we will seek to put some people in jail”
Document Date: 2017-04-20
Multiple media organizations reported that the DoJ is considering filing charges against WikiLeaks, both in response to recent leaks like Vault 7 and older publications like Cablegate. Additionally, investigators claimed to CNN that they “found what they believe was proof that WikiLeaks played an active role in helping Edward Snowden, a former NSA analyst, disclose a massive cache of classified documents”.