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10 year sentence for Hawaii soldier convicted in data leak

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A military jury has found a Schofield Barracks officer guilty of illegally possessing and passing classified national defense information.

Military prosecutors say Army Maj. Seivirak Inson, 43, attempted to hand over a number of military secrets to members connected to the Cambodian government between 2009 and 2012.

Prosecutors say that Inson -- who is of Cambodian ancestry -- took classified U.S. intelligence reports about the Cambodian military and gave it to unauthorized personnel.

The military jury on Friday evening sentenced Maj. Inson to 10 years in prison, forfeiture of pay and dismissal from the Army. The jury also found Inson guilty of forgery and adultery.

(below are the specifications of those charges)

18 USC 793(d) – Gathering, Transmitting, or Losing Defense Information (Lawful Possession and Delivery)

SPECIFICATION 2: In that Major Seivirak Inson, U.S. Army, did, on the island of Oahu, between on or about 11 September 2009 and 1 January 2012, lawfully having possession of a document relating to the national defense, to wit: an Intellipedia document containing classified intelligence assessments of Cambodia, a document he had reason to believe could be used to the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation, willfully delivered the same to a person not entitled to receive it, in violation of 18 U.S. Code Section 793(d), such conduct being prejudicial to good order and discipline in the armed forces and being of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.

18 USC 793(e) – Gathering, Transmitting, or Losing Defense Information (Unauthorized Possession and Willful Retention)

SPECIFICATION 3: In that Major Seivirak Inson, U.S. Army, did, on the island of Oahu, between on or about 1 May 2009 and 31 May 2012, having unauthorized possession of a document relating to the national defense, to wit: a U.S. PACOM maritime strategy document, a document he had reason to believe could be used to the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation, willfully retained the same and failed to deliver it to the officer or employee of the United States entitled to receive it, in violation of 18 U.S. Code Section 793(e), such conduct being prejudicial to good order and discipline in the armed forces and being of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.

SPECIFICATION 4: In that Major Seivirak Inson, U.S. Army, did, on the island of Oahu, between on or about 11 September 2009 and 1 January 2012, having unauthorized possession of a document relating to the national defense, to wit: an Intellipedia document containing classified intelligence assessments of Cambodia, a document he had reason to believe could be used to the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation, willfully retained the same and failed to deliver it to the officer or employee of the United States entitled to receive it, in violation of 18 U.S. Code Section 793(e), such conduct being prejudicial to good order and discipline in the armed forces and being of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.

SPECIFICATION 5: In that Major Seivirak Inson, U.S. Army, did, on the island of Oahu, between on or about 1 May 2009 and 31 May 2012, having unauthorized possession of a document relating to the national defense, to wit: a PACOM document with a classified title, a document he had reason to believe could be used to the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation, willfully retained the same and failed to deliver it to the officer or employee of the United States entitled to receive it, in violation of 18 U.S. Code Section 793(e), such conduct being prejudicial to good order and discipline in the armed forces and being of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.

SPECIFICATION 6: In that Major Seivirak Inson, U.S. Army, did, on the island of Oahu, between on or about 1 May 2009 and 31 May 2012, having unauthorized possession of a document relating to the national defense, to wit: a Defense Intelligence Agency Intelligence Information Report, a document he had reason to believe could be used to the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation, willfully retained the same and failed to deliver it to the officer or employee of the United States entitled to receive it, in violation of 18 U.S. Code Section 793(e), such conduct being prejudicial to good order and discipline in the armed forces and being of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.

SPECIFICATION 7: In that Major Seivirak Inson, U.S. Army, did, on the island of Oahu, between on or about 1 May 2009 and 31 May 2012, having unauthorized possession of a document relating to the national defense, to wit: a Delegation of Disclosure Authority Letter, a document he had reason to believe could be used to the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation, willfully retained the same and failed to deliver it to the officer or employee of the United States entitled to receive it, in violation of 18 U.S. Code Section 793(e), such conduct being prejudicial to good order and discipline in the armed forces and being of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.

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