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Former CIA Officer Possibly Responsible for Compromised Sources in China

Jan 18, 2018 | 17:04 GMT
 A man walks across the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency at the lobby of the Original Headquarters Building at the CIA headquarters.

A man walks across the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency at the lobby of the Original Headquarters Building at the CIA headquarters. Given the tendency of former government employees involved in national security to go on to work for the private sector or higher education, companies should consider the potential intelligence risk to such employees before posting them to sensitive areas like China.

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Arrested CIA case officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee is believed linked to the death and disappearance of at least 20 CIA sources in China between 2010 and 2012, NBC News reported Jan. 17, citing sources familiar with the case. Lee was arrested Jan. 15 and charged Jan. 16 with unlawfully retaining information pertaining to national defense, the Department of Justice announced Jan. 16. ...

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