Former Hassan staffer accused of breaking into office, leaking info

Breanna Edelstein reports:

Sen. Maggie Hassan’s former staffer Jackson Cosko is facing up to 50 years in federal prison amid accusations that he recently broke into the New Hampshire Democrat’s Washington office, leaked lawmakers’ personal information and threatened to do the same to others.

Investigators said they were alerted to the 27-year-old’s alleged criminal activity after he used stolen login credentials to use a computer in Hassan’s office and attempted to keep a witness silent.

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