A State Department official who lives in Leesburg and is alleged to have been active with white supremacist groups has been placed on leave, according to media reports.
Thirty-eight-year-old Matthew Q. Gebert, believed to be a foreign affairs officer at the Bureau of Energy Resources, allegedly hosted white nationalist forums and events at his Leesburg home, according to a report from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Hatewatch posted about Gebert on Wednesday.
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