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US Couple Arrested For Transmitting Nuclear Secrets In Sting Operation

September 17th, 2010 09:42 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

DesScorp writes “Recalling the famous Rosenberg nuclear spy case of the ’50s, the US Justice Department has arrested a couple working at at ‘leading nuclear research facility’ for giving nuclear secrets to Venezuela. Pedro and Marjorie Mascheroni ‘have been indicted on charges of communicating classified nuclear weapons data to a person they believed to be a Venezuelan government official and conspiring to participate in the development of an atomic weapon for Venezuela,’ the department said in a statement. If convincted, the couple would receive life in prison.”

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