Alternet: One of the far-right rioters who stormed the Capitol Building on January 6 was a 22-year-old Harrisburg, Pennsylvania woman named Riley June Williams, and according to FBI officials, she is suspected of stealing a laptop computer or removable hard drive from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office and intending to sell it to someone in Russia.
NBC News: The FBI has charged Riley Williams with her role in the Capitol riot.
The FBI says she told a former partner that she intended to take a laptop / hard drive stolen from Pelosi's office, ship it to Russia, where a friend would turn it over to the SVR — Russian intel. pic.twitter.com/OFW5LuABr2
— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) January 18, 2021
Breaking Politico: The FBI is investigating evidence that a woman who entered the Capitol on Jan. 6 stole a laptop or hard drive from Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office and intended to sell it to Russians. https://t.co/4OcIYFTV2E
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) January 18, 2021
An affidavit signed on Sunday, January 17 by FBI Special Agent Jonathan Lund and posted online states, “It appears that WILLIAMS has fled. According to local law enforcement officers in Harrisburg, WILLIAMS’ mother stated that WILLIAMS packed a bag and left her home and told her mother she would be gone for a couple of weeks. WILLIAMS did not provide her mother any information about her intended destination.”
— Raven Geary (@dudgedudy) January 18, 2021
Footage, Politico reporter Kyle Cheney notes, shows Williams inside Capitol building on January 6. Lund’s affidavit, which was submitted to Judge Robin M. Meriweather, states that the Pennsylvania woman “intended to send the computer device to a friend in Russia, who then planned to sell the device to SVR, Russia’s foreign intelligence service.”
• 15K troops in the DC capital and no one knows why
• McInerney on tape saying we have Pelosi's laptop
• FBI released a load of her father's files
• An emergency declared
• Things are weird and getting weirder
— Executive Order News (@ExecOrderNews) January 12, 2021
“According to (Witness 1),” Lund’s affidavit states, “the transfer of the computer device to Russia fell through for unknown reasons and WILLIAMS still has the computer device or destroyed it…. This matter remains under investigation.”
Williams is facing charges of disorderly conduct and entering a restricted building.
Lund, in the affidavit, notes that he has studied a 32-minute video called “Storming the Capitol: The Inside Story,” which has been posted on YouTube and aired by ITV News in the U.K. — explaining, “At or about 20 minutes and 40 seconds into the video, there appears at the bottom of a staircase the subject, believed to be WILLIAMS, a Caucasian female …read more..