Former Twitter Employee Convicted of Spying for Saudi Arabia

SAN FRANCISCO—Former Twitter Inc. worker Ahmad Abouammo was discovered responsible of spying for Saudi Arabia after passing on non-public person data related to critics of the dominion in trade for a whole bunch of 1000’s of {dollars}.

Mr. Abouammo, 44, who labored at Twitter from 2013 to 2015 managing media partnerships with high-profile customers within the Center East and North Africa, was additionally discovered responsible of cash laundering, falsification of data and one depend of wire fraud by the 11-person jury on Tuesday. Mr. Abouammo was discovered harmless on 5 different counts of wire fraud.