Ahmad Abuammo convicted of spying in Saudi Arabia

Ahmad Abuammora, an American Lebanese citizen, has been convicted of spying on behalf of the Saudi Arabian government.

Here’s everything you need to know.

Ahmad Abouammo Convicted of Spying in Saudi Arabia

Ahmad Abouammo, who is accused of spying in Saudi Arabia, was found guilty in a San Francisco court on Tuesday. He was a former Twitter employee.

He was charged with six counts of crimes, including counterfeiting records, money laundering and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

According to prosecutors, Abouammo was hired by Bader Al-Asaker, one of Saudi Arabia’s aides to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

According to the report, Abouammo was required to provide details and personal information about the Saudi dissident.

Abouammo also noted that he could face 10 to 20 years in prison.

Nevertheless, CBS noted that this is the first time Saudi Arabia has been charged with espionage against the United States.

Find out more about the allegations against Ahmad Abouammo

Reports suggest that Ahmad Abouammo has leaked personal information to Salman’s team for over five months. He claims to have disclosed data between November 2014 and May 2015.

Abouammo also claimed to have received material gifts, such as designer watches, as well as money for the work.

Moreover, CBS reported that prosecutors allege that Abouammo had leaked information to the Saudi Arabian government from more than 6,000 Twitter accounts.

Nevertheless, Saudi officials submitted a request for disclosure on Twitter, attempting to close nearly 33 of these handles.

Social media users react to news

After the news came out, many users on social media condemned Ahmad Abouammo’s alleged conduct.

One user said, ‘I want to say hello to the Mole Engineer in Saudi Arabia. Working on Twitter and stealing everyone’s personal information.’

Another wiki is “Blocking Twitter accounts with long numbers after their names. According to his profile, a man with a ‘warm heart’. A locked account as long as I don’t know you. Accounts without photos. and a member of the Saudi royal family. Still, it’s a game of molesting.’

Someone said, ‘Oh my God, posts about the Middle East are cancer. Why does Saudi Arabia have an army of twitter moles calling their country a utopia? Absolutely crazy.’

They ‘really want to step in under the pride flag now to show what a true LGBT utopia is.’


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