The Toebbes have been passing information about the design of nuclear-powered submarines to the undercover FBI agent

​US Navy employees have been selling classified information for cryptocurrency

11.10.2021 - 09:20


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What's new? According to the US Department of Justice, FBI agents have successfully captured Navy informants. The criminals turned out to be the engineer Jonathan Toebbe and his wife.

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What information were they trying to sell? The data is about the designs of American nuclear-powered submarines that the Toebbes planned to sell to the representatives of other states.

The FBI agents were working as foreign spies and paid for the received secret documents in the Monero cryptocurrency. In total, about $100,000 was sent. On October 12, the couple will stand trial and be formally charged.

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