Exclusive 1998 Interview With Osama Bin Laden

(NEWSER) – A former Navy SEAL who took part in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden kept a secret photo of the terrorist's corpse, sources say. Matt Bissonnette—wholanded in hot water over his bestseller about the 2011 raid—turned over a hard drive containing the photo to US authorities on the condition that he not be prosecuted for unlawfully possessing classified material, two sources tell the Intercept.

Bissonnette's lawyer notes a criminal investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service was "closed through declination by the DOJ in August 2015." However, a new one sprouted when emails on the hard drive raised suspicions that Bissonnette may have profited from links to military suppliers while a SEAL.

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