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Posted: 10/5/2005 2:33:56 PM EDT

Breaking on Drudge...

Standing by for details....



Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:37:27 PM EDT

Originally Posted By The_Macallan:
Breaking on Drudge...

Standing by for details....

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FBI CHARGES MARINE WITH STEALING DOCUMENTS AND GIVING THEM TO PHILIPPINES... WORKED FOR CHENEY; WORKED IN WHITE HOUSE FOR 3 YEARS... TOP SECRET CLEARENCE; STOLE FROM WHITE HOUSE COMPUTERS... 100+ DOCUMENTS...
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:37:48 PM EDT
tag
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:40:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/5/2005 2:43:37 PM EDT by BustinCaps]
Is this some kind of sick joke?

ETA guess not, wow
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:41:00 PM EDT

Oct. 5, 2005 — Both the FBI and CIA are calling it the first case of espionage in the White House in modern history.

Officials tell ABC News the alleged spy worked undetected at the White House for almost three years. Leandro Aragoncillo, 46, was a U.S. Marine most recently assigned to the staff of Vice President Dick Cheney.

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"I don't know of a case where the vetting broke down before and resulted in a spy being in the White House," said Richard Clarke, a former White House advisor who is now an ABC News consultant.

Federal investigators say Aragoncillo, a naturalized citizen from the Philippines, used his top secret clearance to steal classified intelligence documents from White House computers.

In 2000, Aragoncillo worked on the staff of then-Vice President Al Gore. When interviewed by Philippine television, he remarked how valued Philippine employees were at the White House.

"I think what they like most is our integrity and loyalty," Aragoncillo said.

Classified Material Transferred by E-Mail

Officials say the classified material, which Aragoncillo stole from the vice president's office, included damaging dossiers on the president of the Philippines. He then passed those on to opposition politicians planning a coup in the Pacific nation.

"Even though it's not for the Russians or some other government, the fact that it occurred at the White House is a matter of great concern," said John Martin, who was the government's lead espionage prosecutor for 26 years.

Last year, after leaving the Marines, Aragoncillo was caught by the FBI while he worked for the Bureau at an intelligence center at Fort Monmouth, N.J.

According to a criminal complaint, Aragoncillo was arrested last month and accused of downloading more than 100 classified documents from FBI computers.

"The information was transferred mostly by e-mails," said U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie at the time of Aragoncillo's arrest.

Since that arrest, officials say Aragoncillo has started to cooperate. He has admitted to spying while working on the staff of Vice President Cheney's office.

Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:45:56 PM EDT
Wow.

Been a while since someone was executed for treason...

What a fool.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:47:30 PM EDT
Let him swing.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:49:56 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/5/2005 2:51:03 PM EDT by Alien]
It's doubtful that they'll do what they should do with traitors/spies. Makes you wonder about Chinese and Russian spies.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:50:23 PM EDT

Originally Posted By p331083:
In 2000, Aragoncillo worked on the staff of then-Vice President Al Gore. When interviewed by Philippine television, he remarked how valued Philippine employees were at the White House.



Hah! Not for long!
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:51:17 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/5/2005 2:51:33 PM EDT by Spade]
I thought naturalized citizens, unless they have an extremely valuable skill, could not be given clearences.



Hang him.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:54:05 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/5/2005 2:54:34 PM EDT by The_Macallan]


Officials tell ABC News the alleged spy worked undetected at the White House for almost three years. Leandro Aragoncillo, 46, was a U.S. Marine most recently assigned to the staff of Vice President Dick Cheney.

"I don't know of a case where the vetting broke down before and resulted in a spy being in the White House," said Richard Clarke , a former White House advisor who is now an ABC News consultant .

Federal investigators say Aragoncillo, a naturalized citizen from the Philippines, used his top secret clearance to steal classified intelligence documents from White House computers.

In 2000, Aragoncillo worked on the staff of then-Vice President Al Gore . When interviewed by Philippine television, he remarked how valued Philippine employees were at the White House.

Diversity is our strength.

Hang him.

Try him for espionage, convict him then hang him.

Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:58:56 PM EDT
hang him. Then light his body on fire
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 3:01:53 PM EDT
I hate to see the Corps get a black eye like this.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 3:02:00 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 3:02:15 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Spade:
I thought naturalized citizens, unless they have an extremely valuable skill, could not be given clearences.



Hang him.



I believe they get extra scrutiny, as would an American born citizen with a foreign born spouse.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 3:09:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 3:09:44 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Spade:
I thought naturalized citizens, unless they have an extremely valuable skill, could not be given clearences.



Hang him.



Not true. Citizenship is a requirement for a clearance. The spy in question is an FBI analyst and retired Gunnery Sergeant. Link: www.cicentre.com/Documents/DOC_Aragoncillo_Aquino.html
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 3:11:17 PM EDT
tag
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 3:14:34 PM EDT
right, bash naturalized citizens because natural born citizens never commit treason

where was Aldrich Ames born again? How about the Rozenbergs?
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 3:22:37 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/5/2005 3:23:47 PM EDT by I-M-A-WMD]
I think traitors should be interned in the desert, re-educated and then executed.

To send them to hell while they're still ignorant would be a crime.

Sly

Corrected for grammar.
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