Guilty plea in governor’s hacked email case

June 16, 2014 • State News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez’s former campaign manager pleaded guilty Monday to two felony counts in a case that accused him of intercepting her email.

As part of an agreement with federal prosecutors, Jamie Estrada agreed to plead guilty to one count of unlawful interception of electronic communication and one count of lying to FBI agents.

The 41-year-old previously pleaded not guilty to charges of intercepting email in the campaign account and making false statements to federal investigators. He had faced a dozen felony charges of intercepting email and four charges of making false statements to federal agents during their investigation.

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