Former U.S. Counterintelligence Agent Charged With Espionage on Behalf of Iran

Normally I prefer to not write about stories that are being widely covered by the media, but this one is so awful that I want to make sure all of you see it.

 

wanted by FBI

 

From Voice of America,

A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence officer who defected to Iran nearly six years ago has been charged with revealing classified military information to the Iranian government and helping Iran target her former co-workers, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Monica Elfriede Witt, 39, allegedly disclosed the existence of a highly classified military intelligence collection program and the identity of a U.S. intelligence officer to Iranian spy agencies.

A grand jury indictment unsealed Wednesday also charged Witt with helping Iranian intelligence services target at least eight U.S. agents who had interacted or worked with her.

An arrest warrant was issued for Witt, who remains at large and is believed to live in Iran.

Four Iranians working on behalf of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) also were named in the indictment and face charges of conspiracy, computer intrusions and identity theft in connection with targeting Witt’s former co-workers in 2014 and 2015.

Much more here.

For more details see the US Dept. of Justice press release here.

But, for even more details see Heavy.com.

Witt was born in Texas, converted to Islam and was also a supporter of ‘Occupy Wall Street.’

I realize I don’t have a category here at Frauds, Crooks and Criminals for this story, so I’m making a new one—Betraying Americans (betraying America!).  And, I will tag the story ‘treason.’

6 thoughts on “Former U.S. Counterintelligence Agent Charged With Espionage on Behalf of Iran

  1. I suspect that there will be a lot of names added to this category. A few that immediately come to mind, simply because they’ve landed in the media, are Ilhan Omar and Rashinda Tlaib. How in the world were these two elected? How many others are there that we hear nothing about??

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  2. Ann,

    She is just one of many that have and are betraying our beloved country. We have three people in the House that are trying very hard to throw our country under the bus, so to speak.

    May God protect our USA and all of those that speak His name.

    Blessings,

    Dee Winter

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  3. Perhaps we will one day (soon one hopes!) see the day when Huma Abedin is exposed within your pages. And, who knows, if Obama’s ‘papers’ are ever disclosed or released, as they ought to be, to the American public, perhaps this pair will feature in one VERY special article from your goodself……I just can’t wait! Perhaps it is not only the Obama Papers which ought to be under ‘lock and key’…..?

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