Ex-FBI Agent To Plead Guilty In Associated Press Leak Case

Law360, Los Angeles (September 23, 2013, 8:32 PM EDT) -- A former FBI agent will plead guilty to leaking classified information about a failed al-Qaida bomb plot to the Associated Press, an incident that led to the U.S. Justice Department's controversial decision to subpoena AP employees' phone records, authorities said Monday. 

Donald John Sachtleben, 55, a former FBI bomb technician who later worked as a government contractor for the agency, has agreed to plead guilty to two national defense charges stemming from his disclosures to a reporter of classified information relating to the disruption of an...
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