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  • US Pentagon scientist arrested for 'agreeing to be Israeli spy'

    10/19/2009 3:51:46 PM PDT · by SJackson · 104 replies · 2,041+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 10-19-09
    A scientist who worked for the US Defense Department, a White House space counsel and other agencies was arrested Monday on espionage charges. Department said Stewart David Nozette, 52, of suburban Chevy Chase, Maryland, was charged in a criminal complaint with attempting to communicate, deliver and transmit classified information to an individual he believed to be an Israeli intelligence officer. The complaint does not allege that the government of Israel or anyone acting on its behalf violated US law. Nozette was arrested Monday by FBI agents. He is expected to make his initial appearance in federal court in Washington on...
  • Egyptian convicted, sentenced to 10 years for offering to spy for Israel

    06/10/2002 1:47:40 PM PDT · by krodriguesdc · 1 replies · 2+ views
    boston.com ^ | 6/10/2002 07:19 | By Rawya Rageh
    <p>ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (AP) A state security court convicted an Egyptian of offering to spy for the Israeli intelligence service and sentenced him to 10 years in prison at hard labor.</p> <p>Magdy Anwar Mohamed Tawfiq, 52, was convicted of trying to contact a foreign country with the intent of harming national interests. His lawyer had argued Tawfiq was mentally unstable and questioned his claims of knowledge of important information about past hijackings, including the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.</p>