DOD Scientist Gets 13 Years For Espionage

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 3:48 PM EDT) -- A scientist who once worked for the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Defense and had top secret security clearance was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years in prison after admitting he sold government secrets to an undercover agent posing as an Israeli intelligence officer.

Stewart David Nozette, who has worked with other government agencies including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the White House's National Space Council, pled guilty to charges in two separate cases, one on attempted espionage charges and the...
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