CIA Leak Case Verdict: Guilty - KFDA - NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports

3.06.07

CIA Leak Case Verdict: Guilty

Jurors have convicted Lewis "Scooter" Libby on four of five counts against him.

Libby was convicted of obstruction, making false statements to the FBI and perjury. Libby is the former Chief of Staff for Vice President Dick Cheney. He is accused of obstruction of justice lying to investigators and perjury. He was aquitted on one count of lying to investigators.

This case revolves around the leak of a CIA operative's name to reporters. 

The jury deliberated for 10 days.

Libby is a 56-year old father of two and his attorney says they will appeal today's verdict. Libby is expected to be released on bail until sentencing.

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