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Former FBI Agent Charged with Storing Sensitive Documents at His Home

By Steve Neavling

ticklethewire.com

A former FBI agent is accused of storing sensitive government documents at his home in Chicago.

Yen Cham Yung, who retired from the bureau in 2016, was arrested in Colorado and charged with stealing sensitive government documents, The Associated Press reports.

Some of the documents included information about gang surveillance and undercover informants, as well as emails between FBI supervisors who were leading investigations into organized crime.

The 57-year-old is accused of keeping memos of understanding between the CIA and FBI, in violation of national security protocols. He is not accused of trying to sell or disseminate the information.

The alleged transgressions came to light after his wife said in an a protection order against him that she had discovered the documents in August at their Colorado Springs home.

An FBI search of the home uncovered dozens of digital storage devises.

Yang’s career with the FBI began in 1996 and includes stints in field officers in Chicago, Hawaii, Washington, D.C., and Indonesia.

Saudi-Born Naval Engineer Accused of Revealing Secret Documents to Undercover FBI Agent

By Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com 

A Saudi-born Naval engineer is accused of revealing secret documents about a new aircraft carrier to an undercover FBI agent, the Washington Times reports.

Mostafa Ahmed Awwad is facing federal charges for allegedly handing over the information about a carrier being built in Norfolk, Va.

The FBI arrested the 35-year-old on Friday, claiming he met an undercover agent at a remote hiking trail.

Awwad also is accused of offering to buy a secret camera to photograph restricted material.

The undercover agent was posing as an Egyptian spy named “Yousef” and said he wanted to information “to strike the vessel with a missile in order to sink it.”