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Secret, lies, and love

An Army Reserve officer is accused of leaking classified information to his Chinese girlfriend

By Nelson Daranciang / William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 19, 2013

~~<p>A civilian defense employee in Hawaii charged with leaking classified information about nuclear weapons, early-warning radar systems and other secrets to a Chinese national who was his girlfriend may have been targeted because he had access to such information, the FBI says.</p>
<p>Federal authorities announced Monday that Benjamin Pierce Bishop, 59, an Army Reserve lieutenant colonel who works as a civilian employee of a defense contractor at U.S. Pacific Command headquarters at Camp Smith, has been charged with giving national security information to an unauthorized person.</p>
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A civilian defense employee in Hawaii charged with leaking classified information about nuclear weapons, early-warning radar systems and other secrets to a Chinese national who was his girlfriend may have been targeted because he had access to such information, the FBI says.

Federal authorities announced Monday that Benjamin Pierce Bishop, 59, an Army Reserve lieutenant colonel who works as a civilian employee of a defense contractor at U.S. Pacific Command headquarters at Camp Smith, has been charged with giving national security information to an unauthorized person. Login for more...



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