Tuesday, December 05, 2006

U.S. Sailor Pleads Guilty to Espionage

An AP newswire article by Sonja Barisic, via The Washington Post, reports that:

A sailor accused of stealing a Navy laptop and peddling its classified contents to an undisclosed foreign government pleaded guilty Monday to espionage, desertion and other charges.

If convicted, Petty Officer 3rd Class Ariel J. Weinmann, 22, of Salem, Ore., could face a sentence of life in prison without parole, a dishonorable discharge from the Navy and forfeiture of all pay.

More here.


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