FBI investigates tip that a woman possibly stole a laptop from Pelosi’s office to potentially sell it to Russia
There’s no indication a laptop was actually taken from Pelosi’s office. And the FBI says in the court record the “matter remains under investigation.”
In this case, a person who said they are the former romantic partner of Riley June Williams of Pennsylvania identified Williams to the FBI in video inside the Capitol building and directing people “upstairs” to Pelosi’s office, according to an affidavit filed Sunday supporting Williams’ arrest.
The person told the FBI the “transfer of the computer device to Russia fell through for unknown reasons and Williams still has the computer device or destroyed it,” the affidavit says.
Williams is not accused of theft. She is only charged with violent entry or disorderly conduct, and entering the restricted space of the Capitol, the same charges faced by many who took part in the siege that day.
The FBI also noted it appeared that Williams had fled and deleted her social media accounts.