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The Department Of Justice Will Host a Virtual Press Conference Announcing Criminal Charges In a National Security Cyber Matter

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Washington
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WASHINGTON -- Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, FBI Deputy Director David L. Bowdich, U.S. Attorney William D. Hyslop for the Eastern District of Washington, and Special Agent in Charge Ray P. Duda of the FBI Seattle Field Office will participate in a press conference announcing charges in a national security cyber matter.

Following the press conference, reporters may stay on the line for a background briefing on the indictment with a DOJ prosecutor.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. EST


POOL CAMERA: CNN will be the POOL camera for the event.

NOTE: Members of the news media who wish to only listen/watch to the press conference are encouraged to view it online at News media who wish to participate in the questions and answers session in this virtual press conference must RSVP to with the email address of the person(s) attending the event. Participant dial-in information will only be provided to members of the news media that properly RSVP.

Any inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to
Updated July 20, 2020