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Government alleges former NSA contractor stole ‘astonishing quantity’ of classified data over 20 years | The Washington Post

Government alleges former NSA contractor stole ‘astonishing quantity’ of classified data over 20 years | The Washington Post

Federal prosecutors in Baltimore on Thursday said they will charge a former National Security Agency contractor with violating the Espionage Act, alleging that he made off with “an astonishing quantity” of classified digital and other data over 20 years in what is thought to be the largest theft of classified government material ever.

In a 12-page memo, U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein and two other prosecutors laid out a much more far-reaching case against Harold T. Martin III than was previously outlined. They say he took at least 50 terabytes of data and “six full banker’s boxes worth of documents…

Source: Government alleges former NSA contractor stole ‘astonishing quantity’ of classified data over 20 years – The Washington Post