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Ex-U.S. official gets probation in NSA leaking case

A former senior spy agency official who admitting giving inside information to The Baltimore Sun about a major government electronic espionage program was given a year’s probation and community service Friday, in a blow to the Obama Administration’s crackdown on ...

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Ex-NSA official Drake seeks probation in leak case

WASHINGTON — A former senior official with the National Security Agency who admitted leaking information on a failed billion-dollar NSA computer project is asking the judge to sentence him to a year’s probation and community service. Lawyers for 54-year-old Thomas ...

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Former NSA executive Thomas Drake pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Former National Security Agency senior executive Thomas A. Drake pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor in federal court in Baltimore on Friday, a day after striking a deal to dismiss Espionage Act charges that could have put him away for ...

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US reaches plea deal in NSA leaks case

The Justice Department on Thursday reached a plea agreement in the leak case against a former National Security Agency official. In court papers, the government said Thomas Drake will plead guilty to exceeding authorized use of a computer, a misdemeanor. ...

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Prosecution pares down NSA leak case

At an espionage trial that begins Monday in Baltimore, federal prosecutors will try to secure the conviction of a former National Security Agency executive for willfully retaining classified documents without indicating to jurors that the papers contained top secret information ...

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Ex-NSA worker charged in leaks case honored

WASHINGTON — A former National Security Agency employee accused of mishandling classified information is warning that as the United States elevates national security to a state religion, whistleblowers and dissenters are at risk of being marked as traitors. Thomas Drake ...

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Motion to drop charges in NSA leaks case denied

The federal judge presiding over the espionage case against a former senior National Security Agency official has rejected the defense’s principal constitutional challenge to the classified document retention charges as well as the prosecution’s bid to keep the jury from ...

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Prosecution request denied in NSA leaks case

Lawyers for a former National Security Agency employee accused of mishandling classified information won’t have to share the names of their expert consultants with the government, a judge ruled Monday. Thomas A. Drake was charged after an investigation into leaks ...

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