A former CIA engineer is convicted in a massive theft of secrets released by WikiLeaks

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In this courtroom sketch, Joshua Schulte (center) is seated at the defense table flanked by his attorneys on March 4, 2020, in New York. Elizabeth Williams/AP

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NEW YORK — A former CIA software engineer was convicted on Wednesday federal charges accusing him of causing the biggest theft of classified information in CIA history.

Joshua Schulte, who chose to defend himself at a New York City retrial, had told jurors in closing arguments that the CIA and FBI made him a scapegoat for

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