The US accused the ex-agent of its counterintelligence of spying for Iran

The US Department of Justice has indicted Monica Witt, a former US counterintelligence agent, of spying for Iran. This is reported in the statement of the department.

“Monica Witt is accused of disclosing a highly secret intelligence program and the identity of one of the US intelligence officers to the Iranian regime, thereby violating the law, an oath to defend and defend our country,” it says in the message.

According to the Justice Department, Witt fled to Iran in 2013, where, working with Iranian intelligence, she revealed the codename and objectives of one of the Pentagon’s programs.

The US also indicted four Iranian citizens for attempting to commit cybercrimes against US intelligence officials.

Earlier in Iran, a court sentenced American businessman Emad Shargi to ten years in prison on charges of espionage.


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