Matt Bissonette, a former Navy Seal that wrote a book detailing the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden, must pay back everything he has earned from the book to the government.
Mark Bissonneette, who violated a non-disclosure agreement Navy SEALS are subjected to by revealing elements of the raid on Osama bin Laden. Bissonnette, who wrote “No Easy Day” under the pseudonym Mark Owen, will give the U.S. government all profits and royalties from the book or movie rights. The proceeds already total more than $6.6 [...]
A former U.S. Navy SEAL who wrote a book about the daring operation on Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan has agreed to forfeit $6.8 million in book royalties and speaking fees, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing federal court documents. Matt Bissonnette, who wrote the book...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former U.S. Navy SEAL who wrote a book about the daring operation on Osama Bin Laden's compound in Pakistan has agreed to forfeit $6.8 million in book royalties and speaking fees, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing federal court documents.
As longtime TAH readers know, Matt Bissonnette wrote a book about the takedown of bin Laden called No Easy Day under the pseudonym “Mark Owen”. It’s been the subject of numerous articles here at TAH (see here and here and here) and has been mentioned in several other related articles. Bissonnette ended up in a […]
A former Navy SEAL who was involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is now being forced to pay the government $6.6 million for failing to get the book approved by the Department of Defense. Matt Bissonnette, who wrote under the pseudonym Mark Owen, is now being required to give the U.S. Show More Summary
Matt Bissonnette, a former member of Navy SEAL Team 6 who wrote an account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, agreed on Friday to forfeit $6.8 million in book royalties and speaking fees and apologized for failing to clear his disclosures with the Pentagon. Show More Summary
Matthew Bissonnette has reportedly agreed to forfeit more than $6 million from his book sales.
The payment comes as part of a settlement with the Justice Department for failing to have his book vetted for military secrets.
Matthew Bissonnette, who wrote a best-seller about the Osama bin Laden raid, has agreed to pay more than $6 million to resolve civil breach of contract claims with the government.
Matt Bissonnette's book on the famous raid was called a national security threat and he was threatened with prison. Now he's being forced to pay $1.3 million to the feds.
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