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A popular jury in San Francisco (California, USA) found guilty on Tuesday a former employee of the social network Twitter of
spying for the Government of Saudi Arabia between 2013 and 2015
According to court documents,
Ahmad Abouammo, 44
, of Egyptian origin and resident in the United States, was found guilty of acting as an agent for the Saudi country, money laundering, conspiracy to commit fraud and document falsification.
The accumulation of these four crimes could lead to
between 10 and 20 years in prison
During his time on Twitter, Abouammo took private data from users critical of the Saudi regime -many of whom used pseudonyms to achieve anonymity- and shared them with the government of that country
in exchange for money
During his time as an employee at the social network, Abouammo was responsible for
striking deals with influential users
in the Middle East and Africa.
In addition, he shared with the Saudi government information about the
emails and phone numbers of
those critical of the government.
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