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Army major sentenced to 10 years in classified documents case

By William Cole

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LAST UPDATED: 08:48 p.m. HST, Jun 14, 2013


An Army officer who worked for U.S. Pacific Command was sentenced to 10 years in prison tonight after a military jury found him guilty of illegally possessing and passing classified national defense information, an Army official said.

Maj. Seivirak Inson was also sentenced to forfeiture of pay and dismissal from the Army.  

Inson passed classified intelligence assessments about Cambodia to an unidentified person not entitled to have them between 2009 and 2012, and had unauthorized possession of a U.S. Pacific Command maritime strategy document, which he "had reason to believe could be used to the injury of the United States," the Army said.

Capt. Leslie Waddle, a spokes­woman for the Army's 8th Theater Sustainment Command, said Inson was found guilty of those charges, as well as a charge that Inson had unauthorized possession of a Defense Intelligence Agency intelligence report.

Inson also failed to report to his chain of command that he had contact with Cambodian military and government officials, Waddle said.

Inson, who has been in custody now for nearly a year, did not testify during the trial which opened this week.

He faces up to 10 years in prison for each of the most serious counts of illegally possessing classified documents.

Inson was born and raised in Cambodia and fled to the United States after his parents were killed during the Khmer Rouge regime during the 1970s, according to his civilian attorney, Emmanuel Tipon.







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HD36 wrote:
Glenn Beck says the whole world is about to change in 24 hrs! He is interviewing a source, who is afraid for his life, at this moment. This will change your world overnight. Beck says to wake your neghbors up and spread the news. It many mean the only thing we have left is civil rights.
on June 14,2013 | 06:42PM
sailfish1 wrote:
Who is Glenn Beck?
on June 14,2013 | 07:04PM
HD36 wrote:
He used to be on Fox News until he exposed the fact that the Federal Reserve Bank is actually made up of a cartel of private banks. Now he has his own show on Blaze TV. I have never followed him very close until now. We'll see how credible he is.
on June 14,2013 | 08:12PM
pandadaddy wrote:
Old news that is known since 1913 when Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act.
on June 15,2013 | 09:39PM
Eradication wrote:
Your kidding right? Why would anyone give this idiot the time of day?
on June 14,2013 | 10:22PM
Retired_Navy_LDO wrote:
When's the hanging?
on June 14,2013 | 06:53PM
jtamura69 wrote:
Yes!! The death penalty for all traitors!!!
on June 14,2013 | 08:56PM
sailfish1 wrote:
Another traitor threw his career and life away. Give him the maximum penalty with dishonorable discharge, no pension, and no rights.
on June 14,2013 | 07:07PM
kennysmith wrote:
i am glad he is getting kicked out i hope yes i do hope he is going to lose his money real soon is he in the 25th?
on June 14,2013 | 07:26PM
timofern wrote:
Is 10-years and a court martial all? This seems lenient.
on June 14,2013 | 10:45PM
pandadaddy wrote:
Deportation after jail might be nice.
on June 15,2013 | 09:40PM
Shotzy wrote:
Another candidate for the Infamous "Big Bubba". May you have your stool pushed in on a daily basis. Traitor
on June 16,2013 | 05:41AM
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