Recruited Hizballah Operative in the US Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison

A 35 year old man who came to the US legally in 2003 was recruited by Hizballah sometime between 2006 and 2008 (22-24 yrs old) to be an covert operative in the United States. In 2008 he submitted his application to become a US citizen under instructions from his handler and became one in 2009, […]

Methods China has deployed to advance its military quantum program

A new report out detailing the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) used by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) government and scientists to become a global leader in quantum research and applications. Intro This report leverages Strider’s technology platform and proprietary datasets to detail how China has exploited quantum science resources in the West to rapidly […]

Former CIA Officer Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Espionage

(DOJ) A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer was sentenced today to 19 years in prison for conspiring to communicate, deliver and transmit national defense information to the People’s Republic of China (PRC). “In just over a year, we have convicted three Americans for committing espionage offenses on behalf of the Chinese government. Each […]

DIA Officer Ron Hansen sentenced to 10 years for attempted espionage

(DOJ) A former Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) officer, who pleaded guilty in March to attempting to communicate, deliver, or transmit information involving the national defense of the United States to the People’s Republic of China, will serve 10 years in federal prison.  U.S. District Judge Dee Benson imposed the sentence Tuesday afternoon in Salt Lake […]

End of the Road for Harold the Hoarder – Government Contractor Sentenced to Prison

Hoarding highly classified documents in his home and car for more than 16 years — it’s the Intelligence Community’s episode of A&E’s Hoarders TV series. Former Government Contractor Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Willful Retention of National Defense Information (DOJ) Law Enforcement Recovered Classified Material, Stolen Over Two Decades, From the Defendant’s […]

Former State Department Employee Sentenced for Conspiring with Chinese Agents

Completely Corrupt Candace Claiborne gets 40 months in prison for selling out to the Chinese: (DOJ) Candace Marie Claiborne, a former employee of the U.S. Department of State, was sentenced today to 40 months in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $40,000 for: conspiracy to defraud the United States, by lying […]

Inside the West’s failed fight against China’s ‘Cloud Hopper’ hackers

Eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers were hacked by Chinese cyber spies in an elaborate and years-long invasion, Reuters found. The invasion exploited weaknesses in those companies, their customers, and the Western system of technological defense. . . . .this time, the company’s cybersecurity team could see exactly how they got in: through […]

Former CIA/DIA Officer Kevin Mallory Gets 20 Years

Kevin Mallory, who had worked for the CIA and DIA as a staff employee and who worked for many government contractors, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for spying for China. (DOJ) Kevin Patrick Mallory, 62, of Leesburg, Virginia, was sentenced today to 20 years in prison to be followed by five years of […]

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Espionage for China

(DOJ) A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer pleaded guilty today to conspiring to communicate, deliver and transmit national defense information to the People’s Republic of China. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger for the Eastern District of Virginia, Assistant Director for Counterintelligence John Brown of […]

Former State Department Employee Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with Foreign Agents

(DOJ) Defendant Admitted Receiving Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Benefits From Two Chinese Agents in Exchange for Internal State Department Documents Candace Marie Claiborne, a former employee of the U.S. Department of State, pleaded guilty today to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the United States, by: lying to law enforcement and background investigators, […]