Report: New York DA Raided Newsweek Offices, Took Photos of Servers

More than a dozen investigators from the New York district attorney’s office showed up Thursday at Newsweek’s offices in the financial district, The Outline first reported. While the reason for the visit was initially unclear, one source noted to the outlet that the visiting officers took photos of the company’s servers in the office. Police last visited in December 2017, when Executive News Director Ken Li was mailed a white substance that turned out to be a “false alarm.” An NYPD spokesperson said that it was not their officers who turned up at Newsweek; and a source at the DA’s office confirmed to The Daily Beast that it was their investigators.