Defense Contractor To Plead Guilty On Espionage Charges

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 8:37 PM EDT) -- A U.S. civilian defense contractor is expected to plead guilty in Hawaii federal court Thursday to giving national security secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and failing to hand over classified information to the U.S. government, the man’s attorney said Tuesday.

The Department of Justice told Law360 Thursday that it expects Benjamin P. Bishop, charged with communicating national defense information to a person not entitled to receive it and willful retention of national defense information, to plead the way his lawyer, Birney B. Bervar, an attorney at...
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