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Laptop with national security information stolen from Secret Service in New York

Staff Writer |
A thief in New York City stole a Secret Service agent's laptop computer that reportedly contained Trump Tower's floor plans, information about the Hillary Clinton email probe and national security information.

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The theft from the agent's car in Brooklyn occurred Thursday morning, according to the New York Daily News, which cited police sources.

The car was parked in the driveway of the agent's home. In addition to the laptop, other reportedly "sensitive" documents and an access keycard belonging to the agent were stolen, the Daily News reported.

The agent told investigators the information on the computer could compromise national security.

"It's a very big deal," a police source told the newspaper, which noted that the Secret Service — whose responsibilities include protecting President Donald Trump and his family — is heavily involved in the investigation.

"There's data on there that's highly sensitive," the source said. "They're scrambling like mad."


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