Leidos Awarded Contract to Support Counterintelligence Operations

Leidos has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) to provide intelligence support services. AFOSI is a federal law enforcement agency with responsibility for conducting criminal investigations, counterintelligence, specialised investigative activities, and integrated force protection. Leidos will support the organisation’s Terrorism Analysis Support Services by providing AFOSI program … More Leidos Awarded Contract to Support Counterintelligence Operations

Chesley Brown Int. Announces New Special Operations Unit to Combat the Global Rise in Corporate Espionage

The security experts at Chesley Brown International have announced the formation of a new elite special operations unit, headed by former FBI special agent Marvin O. “Dell” Spry. This new elite counterespionage team combines the unparalleled operational capability of Chesley Brown International with the investigative prowess of the FBI to provide comprehensive protection and risk … More Chesley Brown Int. Announces New Special Operations Unit to Combat the Global Rise in Corporate Espionage

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Espionage

A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer pleaded guilty today to conspiring to communicate, deliver and transmit national defense information to the People’s Republic of China.  According to court documents, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 54, left the CIA in 2007 and began residing in Hong Kong.  In April 2010, two Chinese intelligence officers (IOs) … More Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Espionage

Russian National Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Act as an Agent of the Russian Federation Within the United States

WASHINGTON, USA – Mariia Butina, a Russian national, was sentenced to 18 months in prison after earlier pleading guilty to a federal charge of conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government. The announcement was made by Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia … More Russian National Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Act as an Agent of the Russian Federation Within the United States

The FBI and the National Security Threat Landscape: The Next Paradigm Shift

The Director of Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI) Christopher Wray, recently spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations, in Washington, D.C. USA.  The following is an excerpt from his speech,  ‘The FBI and the National Security Threat Landscape: The Next Paradigm Shift’ “Economic espionage dominates our counterintelligence program. We still confront traditional espionage threats, with dead … More The FBI and the National Security Threat Landscape: The Next Paradigm Shift

Former GE Engineer and Chinese Businessman Charged with Economic Espionage and Theft of GE’s Trade Secrets

An indictment charges Xiaoqing Zheng, 56, of Niskayuna, New York, and Zhaoxi Zhang, 47, of Liaoning Province, China, with economic espionage and conspiring to steal General Electric’s (GE’s) trade secrets surrounding turbine technologies, knowing and intending that those stolen trade secrets would be used to benefit the People’s Republic of China.  Assistant Attorney General for … More Former GE Engineer and Chinese Businessman Charged with Economic Espionage and Theft of GE’s Trade Secrets

Funding Boost for Australian Counter Terrorism & Counter Espionage Agencies

The Hon. Peter Dutton, MP – Minister for Home Affairs – Australia, announced on Saturday (30.03.19) that law enforcement and security agencies will receive significant funding boosts in next week’s Federal Budget.  The Morrison Coalition Government will provide an additional $512 million to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and an additional $58 million to the … More Funding Boost for Australian Counter Terrorism & Counter Espionage Agencies

US DEA Releases Results of J-CODE’s Success at Targeting Opioid Trafficking on the Darknet

Today, members of the Joint Criminal Opioid and Darknet Enforcement (J-CODE) team announced the results of Operation ‘SaboTor’, a coordinated international effort targeting drug trafficking organizations operating on the Darknet. This is J-CODE’s second coordinated action and follows the success of last year’s ‘Operation Disarray’. As a result of Operation ‘SaboTor’, U.S. and international law … More US DEA Releases Results of J-CODE’s Success at Targeting Opioid Trafficking on the Darknet

Inside the Mind of a Spy Hunter

Former “spy hunter” Robert Booth discussed the threat espionage poses to national security from the State Department’s perspective, along with economic versus military and diplomatic espionage.  Watch the talk Leaks, Spies, and Lies On Monday, March 25, former Special Agent Robert Booth discussed counterintelligence and counterespionage at the Presidential Orientation Theater in the George H. W. … More Inside the Mind of a Spy Hunter

Five Venezuelans Expelled from Colombia Accused of Spying

An official press release by Columbia’s Migracion Ministerlo de Relaciones Exteriores, last week, announced that Immigration Colombia returned home five Venezuelans who “advanced activities not authorised in Colombia” The press release reads; In the last minutes Migration Colombia he returned home to five Venezuelan citizens who were allegedly advancing activities that would work against public security and social … More Five Venezuelans Expelled from Colombia Accused of Spying