Ex-CIA Contractor Says Prison Over Classified Info Unfair

Law360 (November 2, 2018, 9:13 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge Friday sentenced a former CIA contractor to 90 days behind bars for illegally obtaining and taking classified material from his former workplace and lying about it to federal investigators, despite his counsel's arguments that notable government officials have done likewise with lesser consequence.

Reynaldo Regis, 54, worked for multiple federal contractors between August 2006 and November 2016, the bulk of which — apart from a roughly two-year period between 2010 and 2012 — was spent doing work for the Central Intelligence Agency, according to court documents.

During his time at those contractors, Regis held a Top Secret...

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