Skip to comments.FBI investigation at Guantanamo Bay winding down; no charges expected
Posted on 05/12/2014 6:26:32 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
An FBI inquiry that disrupted criminal proceedings at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and generated fears of government spying is not expected to result in charges, law enforcement officials said.
Investigators said last month that they had opened a preliminary inquiry involving the possible disclosure of classified information at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay. A defense lawyer told the military court that the FBI had questioned a member of a defense team, raising concerns that the probe was interfering with their ability to defend their clients.
Officials said the investigation was opened after the FBI learned that a member of one of the defense teams may have provided information to someone who was not authorized to receive it. The person was not a lawyer or a member of the news media, officials said on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly.
On April 6, FBI agents looking into the episode questioned Dante James, a security officer who specializes in the handling of classified material and advises the legal team defending Ramzi Binalshibh, one of the five men facing trial in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. After signing a nondisclosure agreement, James notified his employer, SRA International, based in Northern Virginia. . .
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Have you noticed all of the “investigations” the FBI guys are doing lately that result in no charges be brought? Hmmmmm.
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