Edward Snowden Is Almost Broke

Famed NSA leaker has run through his savings

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NSA leaker Edward Snowden has burned through his savings and is almost out of money, according to his lawyer.

“The savings he had, he has almost entirely spent on food, rent, security and so on,” Anatoly Kucherena told the Russian newspaper Rossiiskaya Gazeta in an interview published on Tuesday, UPI reports.

Snowden, the former NSA contractor, has depended on financial assistance from “some organizations and enterprising citizens” Kucherena said.

The American fugitive, who revealed troves of classified information as he fled the country in May and is now living under temporary asylum in Russia, reportedly started at a job at an unnamed Russian website earlier this month.