NSA Agent TRIED To Sell Secret To Russia

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Federal officials detained a former National Security Agency (NSA) agent in his 30s after allegations that he tried to sell state secrets to an undercover FBI agent who he thought was a foreign operative.

On Thursday, Colorado Springs resident Jareh Sebastian Dalke was charged with crimes relating to espionage. He is accused of attempting to give a Russian intelligence agent National Defense Information (NDI). On Wednesday, Dalke made his first court appearance since being accused of espionage.

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The Justice Department claims that Dalke used an encrypted email address to send several secret documents to a guy he believed to be a member of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service.

That person was an FBI agent working undercover, in fact. Dalke then made plans to give the undercover FBI agent other confidential material he had at a place in Denver, Colorado.

Dalke served as an information systems security designer for the NSA in the months of June and July of this year. He was detained on Wednesday when he arrived to meet with his contact to purportedly trade sensitive information.

The Department of Justice claims that Dalke admitted to an undercover FBI agent that he was still working for the company and that he would exchange sensitive information for a particular cryptocurrency. The information in question, according to reports, had something to do with American cyber security.

That person was an FBI agent working undercover, in fact. Dalke then made plans to give the undercover FBI agent other confidential material he had at a place in Denver, Colorado.

Dalke served as an information systems security designer for the NSA in the months of June and July of this year. He was detained on Wednesday when he arrived to meet with his contact to purportedly trade sensitive information.

The Department of Justice claims that Dalke admitted to an undercover FBI agent that he was still working for the company and that he would exchange sensitive information for a particular cryptocurrency. The information in question, according to reports, had something to do with American cyber security.