Arjen Kamphuis, an associate of Wikileaks’ Julian Assange, has mysteriously disappeared while traveling by train.
Norwegian police began investigating the “strange disappearance” on Sunday.
Kamphuis, a 47-year-old cybersecurity expert, left his hotel to head to the train station on August 20.
He was scheduled to fly out of Trondheim on August 22, two days after he left his hotel.
The train ride took about 10 hours, but he never made the final destination.
Update on the strange disappearance of @ArjenKamphuis. Arjen left his hotel in Bodø on August 20. He had a ticket flying out of Trondheim on August 22. The train between the two takes ~10 hours, suggesting that he disappeared in within hours in Bodø, Trondheim or on the train. https://t.co/t4OTJZGBeT
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) September 2, 2018
Kamphuis is described as 47-years-old, generally wearing all black, and 1.78 meters tall (roughly 5’8”).
He is the author of a handbook for investigative journalists on how guard themselves against government spying.
Clinton and Wikileaks
Many credit Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange for being responsible for ruining Hillary’s quest for the White House.
By publishing batches of internal emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Wikileaks helped expose the Democratic Party’s pro-Hillary Clinton, anti-Bernie Sanders bias.
This angered Sanders supporters and created division in the party, weakening it in the face of an already strong Republican candidate, Donald Trump.
In most cases, a disappearance such as this would never have made headlines here in the states.
But some speculate that Kamphuis’s disappearance may have had something to do with his Wikileaks connection.
It has now been two weeks since anyone has seen or heard from Kamphuis.
The chances of him being found alive dwindle with every passing hour.