Swedish prosecutors have today issued an arrest warrant for Julian Assange, which could trigger extradition proceedings.
Assange is currently serving a 50-week prison sentence in the UK for suspension of bail procedures to bring him to Sweden.
Sweden reintroduced an investigation into the rape allegations, which were raised for the first time in 2010 earlier this month.
The US officials have been given the go-ahead to "serve" the property left by Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London following his arrest last month.
According to WikiLeaks, Ecuadorian officials are traveling to London today to enable US prosecutors to help themselves with legal documents, medical records and electronic devices.
The Swedish Public Prosecutor's Office has issued an arrest warrant for Julian Assange, which could trigger extradition proceedings from the United Kingdom. The Wikileaks founder is to be pulled by the police in April with handcuffs from the Ecuadorian embassy.
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Julian Assange points to his arrival at Westminster Magistrates & # 39; yesterday with a police vehicle to the media court
In Sweden, the Deputy Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson ordered the Uppsala district court to arrest Assange in his absence.
She said, "I urge the district court to arrest Assange in his absence for a presumptive rape sentence."
"If the court decides to arrest him, I will issue a European arrest warrant for surrender to Sweden.
Assange is also facing extradition proceedings in the United States.
Ms. Persson added: "In the event of a dispute between a European arrest warrant and a US extradition request, the UK authorities will give priority to the order.
"The outcome of this trial is unpredictable, but in my opinion, the Swedish case may proceed simultaneously with the UK trial."
According to WikiLeaks, United Nations officials and Assange's lawyers were not allowed to attend
The material is said to contain two of Assange's manuscripts.
The WikiLeaks Founder Arrested and Dragged to a Waiting Policeman by Eight Police Officers on April 10 He scolded Donald Trump and shouted, "Britain has no courtesy."  Wikileaks reported last night on the news of the "illegal B confiscation "of Assange's personal property.
A handcuffed Assange shown in a transporter with police officers makes his way to Westminster Magistrates Court in London prior to his April hearing.
Wikileaks tweeted: "Ecuador has seized Assange's assets since his arrest. Now we know why: hand them over to the US in violation of international law.
"Ecuador's heinous behavior is not new as they have been sending information about Assange to the United States for months."
Assange is serving a 50-week prison sentence for breach of bail. Next month he has to apply for extradition from the US.
Kristyn Hrafnsson, editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, said: "On Monday, Ecuador will perform a puppet show the Embassy of Ecuador in London for their masters in Washington, just in time for their extradition lawsuit before the UK deadline on June 14 to extend.
The court heard Assange resist the arrest and tried to run past the officer to return to his private room at the embassy when they introduced themselves at 10 am and told them, "This is unlawful."
Baltasar Garzon, internati A legal defense coordinator for Assange and WikiLeaks said: "It is extremely worrying that Ecuador has carried out the search and seizure of property, documents, information and other material of the defense of Julian Assange, the Ecuador arbitrarily confiscated that they can be handed over to the agent of political persecution against him, the United States.
"It is an unprecedented attack on the rights of the defense, freedom of expression and access to information, which exposes massive human rights violations and corruption.
"We call on international protection institutions to intervene to put an end to this persecution."
The US Department of Justice released this indictment and stated that Julian Assange had been arrested for allegedly conspiring with Chelsea Manning "to obtain a password for a secret computer Crack US government "