Kevin Mallory: The churchgoing patriot who spied for China

This article from the BBC gives a good, in-depth look at not only Chinese intelligence operations here in America but also the methods PRC intel officers used to recruit former CIA officer Kevin Mallory to spy for communist China. Especially relevant if you live in Northern Virginia. One of the odd things is that Mallory […]

How a former CIA officer was caught betraying his country

(CBS 60 Minutes) Kevin Mallory was a down on his luck former clandestine case officer for the CIA when he was approached by a man the department of justice believes was a Chinese spy. Officials say Mallory was a prime target for recruitment. He was out of work, three months behind on his mortgage, and […]

Capitol Hill SSCI Director of Security for 28 Years Pleads Guilty

As a recap, the man who, for 28 years, was the Director of Security for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, which receives our nation’s highest classified secrets, was leaking classified info to his much-younger news reporter lover and other reporters. The fact that he only was charged with one count unfortunately shows the higher […]

Former Defense Contractor Sentenced for Unlawfully Retaining Classified Information

Update on the Wendall Marshall case. As a reminder, he was the guy who downloaded highly sensitive classified information onto a CD, labeled the disc “My Secret TACAMO Stuff” and took the CD home where it sat unprotected for years. See previous post for more info. Former Defense Contractor Sentenced for Unlawfully Retaining Classified Information […]

Jury Convicts Former CIA Officer of Espionage

(DOJ) Today, a federal jury convicted Kevin Patrick Mallory, 61, a former Central Intelligence Agency case officer of Leesburg, Virginia, on espionage charges related to his transmission of classified documents to an agent of the People’s Republic of China. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger for the Eastern […]

Ron Hansen, retired Army/former DIA, arrested for attempted espionage for China

Another spy named Hansen: (DOJ) Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, a resident of Syracuse, Utah, and a former Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) officer, was arrested Saturday afternoon on federal charges including the attempted transmission of national defense information to the People’s Republic of China.  The FBI agents took Hansen into custody while he was on his way […]

Former CIA Officer Charged With Spying for China

(DOJ) Former CIA Case Officer Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Espionage and Retention of National Defense Information The Justice Department announced today that Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, of Hong Kong, was indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in the Eastern District of Virginia with: One count of conspiracy to gather or deliver national […]

The Many Security Problems of John Weed

Count them. From the affidavit: “civilian supervisors at TASC, his military supervisors at the NRO, and his military and civilian coworkers-was that WEED felt the rules did not apply to him.” What can I say, another person who really needed to be DICE’d. FBI raids home of fired spy agency contractor suspected of leaking code on […]

Former Defense Contractor Convicted of Unlawfully Retaining Classified Information

This guy actually downloaded highly sensitive classified information onto a CD, labeled the disc “My Secret TACAMO Stuff” and took the CD home where it sat unprotected for years. REALLY?! He spent 18 years with a security clearance–did he never sit through a security awareness briefing? This guy and anyone like him needs to be […]

Former CIA Officer Arrested for Retaining Classified Information

Jerry Chun Shing Lee

If you just read this affidavit, a naturalized US citizen who was a case officer for the CIA from 1994 to 2007 retained classified information in his home. Just like Clinton, former CIA Directors Deutch and Petraeus, Harold Martin and others did. However, news sources are saying he may have given his info to the […]

NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Willful Retention of National Defense Information

(DOJ, 1 DEC 2017) Nghia Hoang Pho, 67, of Ellicott City, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to willful retention of national defense information. Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Dana J. Boente, Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning for the District of Maryland and Special Agent in Charge Gordon B. Johnson of the FBI’s Baltimore […]

Defense Contractor Kevin Mallory arrested for spying for China

Mallory’s home in Leesburg, VA gets surrounded by agents. Records show he paid $1,156,000 for the home in 2005. Virginia Man Arrested and Charged With Espionage (DOJ) Kevin Patrick Mallory, 60, of Leesburg, Virginia, made his initial appearance in federal court today on charges that he transmitted Top Secret and Secret documents to an agent […]