NSA

Edward Snowden

Criminal Charges Filed Against NSA Leaker

Criminal charges are brought against the former NSA contractor who explosed two of the government’s top secret surveillance programs.

06/21/2013

Edward Snowden

Snowden’s Life Surrounded By Spycraft

In the suburbs edged by woods midway between Baltimore and the nation’s capital, residents long joked that the government spy shop next door was so ultra-secretive its initials stood for “No Such Agency.” But when Edward Snowden grew up here, the National Security Agency’s looming presence was both a very visible and accepted part of everyday life.

06/15/2013

Edward Snowden

Md. Dad Of NSA Leaker’s Girlfriend ‘Shocked’ By News

A full scale manhunt for Edward Snowden is on. The Maryland native is in hiding somewhere in Hong Kong, after leaking details about NSA spying programs.

06/12/2013

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Ex-CIA Worker From Md. Revealed As Source Of Spy Agency Leaks

A 29-year-old contractor, who lived in Maryland and claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA, was revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government’s secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S. government.

06/09/2013

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Verizon Customers: NSA Is Tracking Your Phone Calls

Your phone calls–under government surveillance. A new report shows the NSA has been collecting phone records of millions of Americans. The White House says the program helped prevent a terrorist attack. But others call it spying.

06/06/2013

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

Secrecy Shrouds Pretrial Hearing In WikiLeaks Case

Government secrecy reaches a new level this week in the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, an intelligence analyst who sent 700,000 classified U.S. documents to the WikiLeaks website.

05/06/2013

rep. andy harris

Lawmakers Work On Savings Plan As Government Layoffs Loom

Congress faces another showdown over cuts and taxes. The deadline for automatic cuts to the Department of Defense and other agencies is rapidly approaching.

07/19/2012

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Father, Son Get 18 Months For Overbilling NSA

A Maryland father and son have been sentenced to 18 months in prison for cheating the National Security Agency out of nearly $1.5 million.

03/04/2012

NSA

WikiLeaks Suspect’s Trial Near Super-Secure NSA

The military intelligence complex an hour outside Washington where the WikiLeaks case goes to court this week is known as a cloak-and-dagger sanctum off-limits to the public –a reputation that’s only partly true.

12/15/2011

thomas drake

Ex-NSA Official Drake Seeks Probation In Leak Case

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.

07/13/2011

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Lawyers In NSA Leaks Case Spar Over Redactions

Attorneys for a former National Security Agency employee accused of mishandling classified information after an investigation into alleged leaks to a newspaper say two weeks before trial they still don’t know what evidence the jury will see.

06/01/2011

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NSA Contractor Faces 5 Years For False Timesheets

Federal prosecutors say a former National Security Agency contractor faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to filing timesheets for hours not worked.

05/08/2011

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