Hillary Clinton campaign accused of election meddling by framing Trump and Russia

U.S. 02/14/22, 04:28

A failed Democrat presidential campaign is suspected of fabricating foreign interference evidence for one U.S. election and blaming Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton's 2016 election bid lawyers were recently accused of paying to "infiltrate" Trump's computer servers and spread a new "narrative" linking the former president to Russian espionage in the United ...

Denmark raises alarm of espionage threat from China, Russia and Iran

China 01/15/22, 18:09

Denmark warned on Thursday, Jan. 13, that espionage threats from countries including China, Russia, and Iran are rising.  Anders Henriksen, head of the counterintelligence agency at the Danish Security and Intelligence Service especially highlighted China, saying the country had made enormous efforts to gain access to Denmark's cutting-edge technology and knowledge, ...

Maryland couple planned to leave US after selling nuclear submarine secrets

U.S. 10/21/21, 04:03

A U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife were poised to leave the United States after selling confidential information of nuclear submarine designs to foreign clients, prosecutors said. According to Politico, Diana and Jonathan Toebbe, a 45 and 42-year-old from Annapolis, Maryland, already had cash, rubber gloves, a cryptocurrency wallet, and ...

Michigan governor kidnapping defendants say FBI set them up

U.S. 07/27/21, 00:10

In the 2020 case against 14 Wolverine Watchmen, who allegedly tried to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), the FBI got their wit and cracked down. However, there is a small twist in the plot. In September, a group of Wolverine Watchmen kidnapped the governor from her vacation cottage at Birch ...

Poland: Huawei director on trial for spying for the CCP

Europe 06/01/21, 19:41

Two men, one Chinese and a Polish national, went on trial Tuesday, June 1, in a Warsaw court accused of using the business of Chinese technology company Huawei as a cover for accessing sensitive Polish government information, Breitbart reported. Weijing Wang and Piotr Durbajlo were arrested in January 2019. Wang has ...

Former CIA officer gets 19 years for China espionage

U.S. 11/24/19, 13:16

A former CIA case agent was sentenced to 19 years in prison on Friday, Nov. 22, for conspiring to provide American intelligence secrets to the Chinese regime. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 55, served 13 years as a CIA case officer, pleaded guilty to conspiring with China to commit espionage in May ...

Family of American man held in Russia wants more aid from US

Politics 06/03/19, 20:21

The arrest of a Michigan corporate security executive on espionage allegations in Russia seemed to his family like a horrible mistake, a misunderstanding that could quickly be resolved with help from the U.S. government. But it hasn't worked out that way. Nearly six months later, and despite extensive U.S. efforts on his ...

Navy: Sailor contacted Russians, pleads guilty to espionage

U.S. 05/24/19, 15:18

A U.S. sailor has pleaded guilty to two counts of espionage and was sentenced to three years after admitting he took classified information about the Navy's nuclear-powered warships and planned to give it to a journalist and then defect to Russia, officials said Friday. U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Stephen ...

Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying

Europe 05/24/19, 06:45

A Russian court has extended the arrest for a former U.S. Marine who faces espionage charges.The court ruled on Friday to keep Michigan resident Paul Whelan, who also holds British, Irish and Canadian citizenship, behind bars for three more months.Whelan told reporters in court that he has been threatened and ...

Ex-CIA officer gets 20 years for spying for China

U.S. 05/17/19, 16:55

A former CIA officer was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison on charges that he spied for China and allegations he sought to expose human assets who were once his responsibility. The sentence issued by U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III in federal court in Alexandria for Kevin Mallory, 62, ...

US wants swift end to Istanbul consulate staff trial

Europe 05/15/19, 05:59

A U.S official has called for the trial of a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate on espionage charges to be resolved "swiftly, transparently and fairly."The trial was adjourned Wednesday until June 28.Metin Topuz, a translator and assistant for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, has been jailed on charges of ...

Real spies, not James Bond, take spotlight at new spy museum

Politics 05/07/19, 11:29

James Bond's shiny silver sports car — with its JB007 rotating license plate — is the first thing visitors see when they step into the new and improved International Spy Museum that opens Sunday in Washington. After that, it's as if the history of Hollywood's famous private eye vanishes in ...

Pentagon: China’s military using espionage to steal US technology

Politics 05/03/19, 10:32

China continues to upgrade its military to a major global power and to use espionage to steal cutting-edge military technology, according to a newly released Pentagon military report. "China uses a variety of methods to acquire foreign military and dual-use technologies, including targeted foreign direct investment, cyber theft, and exploitation of ...

Turkey arrests 2 people suspected of spying for UAE

World 04/19/19, 13:50

Turkish authorities on Friday formally arrested two men on charges of spying for the United Arab Emirates, Turkey's state-run news agency said.Authorities were also investigating the possibility that the men could have been involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year, ...

Russian court sends Norwegian man to prison for espionage

Europe 04/16/19, 04:57

A Moscow court on Tuesday found a Norwegian man guilty of espionage and sentenced him to 14 years in a high-security prison.Retired Norwegian border inspector Frode Berg was arrested in Moscow in December 2017 and accused of collecting information about Russian nuclear submarines for Norwegian intelligence.Prosecutors asserted that Berg was ...

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