Treasury Employee Charged with Leaks to Buzzfeed About Trump Advisers

US Treasury Department. Credit: Florian Hirzinger

(From Politico)

Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, who is a senior adviser at Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network or FinCEN, was arrested in Virginia on Friday and charged with unauthorized disclosure of suspicious-activity reports filed by banks and other financial institutions. . . .

The criminal complaint against Edwards lists 11 BuzzFeed stories she allegedly served as a source for by providing details on financial transactions, including some that might have financed Russian activities during the 2016 campaign season and many involving associates of President Donald Trump, including his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

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