The U.S. Justice Department charged a Maryland man with theft of classified government material, according to a criminal complaint unsealed on Wednesday.
The Justice Department’s chief national security prosecutor John Carlin said Harold Thomas Martin, 51, worked as a government contractor for Booz Allen Hamilton, the same consulting firm that employed Edward Snowden when he revealed the collection of metadata by the National Security Agency.
Federal prosecutors said in court documents that they plan to file Espionage Act charges against a former NSA contractor accused of stealing a huge trove of government secrets.
Contractor Harold Martin is accused of lifting as many as 500 million pages of classified and top-secret material from Ft. Meade, and will be charged under the Espionage Act.
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