Feds arrest PA woman after receiving tip she allegedly stole laptop from Nancy Pelosi’s office, tried to sell it to Russia

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New York, lundi 18 janvier 2021 ((rezonodwes.com))–

Federal officials arrested on Monday night a Pennsylvania woman who participated in the siege on the U.S. Capitol, and who according to an FBI affidavit, may have stolen a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office and made plans to sell it to the Russians.(PDF document: Entire affidavit at the bottom of the story)

A Justice Department spokeswoman said Riley June Williams surrendered to authorities in Pennsylvania.

She has been charged with violent entry or disorderly conduct, and entering the restricted space of the Capitol, the same charges faced by many who took part in the siege that day. She has not been charged with theft.

Williams was charged Sunday after her mother told police in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, that she had packed a bag, left her home and fled without saying where she was headed, FBI Special Agent John Lund said in the affidavit.

According to the affidavit, the FBI was alerted to Williams by a former « romantic partner » who spotted their ex in a video and called the FBI tip line.

« The caller stated that he/she was the former romantic partner of RILEY JUNE WILLIAMS (“WILLIAMS”), that he/she saw WILLIAMS depicted in video footage taken on January 6, 2021, from inside the U.S. Capitol Building, » the affidavit reads. « W1 stated that WILLIAMS can be seen directing crowds inside the U.S. Capitol Building up a staircase. The caller specified the uniform resource locator (“url”) for a YouTube video that he/she was describing as url: https://youtube.com/watch?v=jJiSmVktty4&feature=youtu.be. »

source : 1010 Wins New York

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