A federal judge denied a plea deal for an Annapolis, Md., couple charged with attempting to sell submarine secrets to a foreign country. Read More
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Wife of Navy Nuclear Engineer Pleads Guilty to Role in Sub Secrets Conspiracy
An Annapolis, Md., woman pleaded guilty to attempting to sell secrets about U.S. submarines to a foreign country, days after her husband pleaded guilty to the same charge. Read More
Navy Nuclear Engineer Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Sell Sub Secrets
An Annapolis, Md., man pleaded guilty Monday to attempting to give confidential information about the Virginia-class submarine to an unnamed country. Read More
Annapolis Couple Pleads Not Guilty to Selling Sub Secrets; FBI Can’t Find $100K in Payments
The following post has been updated with a judge’s ruling on the detention of Diana Toebbe.
An Annapolis couple charged with stealing submarine secrets in an effort to pass them to another country pleaded not guilty in federal court on Tuesday. Read More
Annapolis Couple Charged with Selling Submarine Secrets Appear in Court, Detention Hearings Scheduled for Friday
This post has been updated to include comments from Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby.
The initial hearings for an Annapolis, Md., couple charged with violating the Atomic Energy Act each lasted four minutes, with the couple released into the custody of U.S. Marshals until a detention hearing later this week. Read More
FBI Arrests Navy Nuclear Engineer, Wife Accused of Selling Submarine Secrets
An Annapolis, Md., couple with U.S. Navy ties were arrested Saturday and charged with espionage-related charges after passing classified documents to FBI agents posing as members of an unspecified country, according to unsealed court documents. Read More
Pentagon Still Confident In Weapons After China Design Hack
The Pentagon attempted to allay fears Tuesday it had lost an edge in technology development following a Monday revelation China had hacked more than two dozen weapons programs from the U.S.
“Suggestions that cyber intrusions have somehow led to the erosion of our capabilities or technological edge are incorrect,” Pentagon spokesman George Little said in a Tuesday statement. Read More
Report: China Hacked Two Dozen U.S. Weapon Designs
Chinese hackers have obtained designs for more than two dozen U.S. weapon systems — including the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System, the F-35 Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter, the Littoral Combat Ship and electromagnetic railguns — according to a Monday report from The Washington Post. Read More