James Risen

O'Fallon Ex-CIA officer
1:01 pm
Fri April 8, 2011

Leak case against ex-CIA man may not go to trial

The seal of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency inlaid in the floor of the main lobby of the original headquarters building.
(via Wikimedia Commons/Duffman)

A federal prosecutor says the case against an ex-CIA officer charged with leaking classified documents to a reporter may not make it to trial because of potential problems with a witness.

Jeffrey Sterling of O'Fallon, Mo., worked for the CIA from 1993 to 2002. He is accused of leaking secrets about Iran to New York Times reporter James Risen.

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O'Fallon Ex-CIA officer
2:00 pm
Thu January 6, 2011

Ex-CIA agent from O'Fallon, Mo. charged with leak to New York Times

The seal of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency inlaid in the floor of the main lobby of the original headquarters building. (via Wikimedia Commons/Duffman)

A former CIA officer from O'Fallon, Mo. is under indictment, accused of leaking classified information about Iran to a New York Times reporter.

Federal prosecutors charged Jeffrey Sterling with 10 counts related to improperly keeping and disclosing national security information.

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