Tags Harold “Hal” Martin
Former NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for theft of government info
Hal Martin was responsible for one of the largest leaks of U.S government secrets, after it was found that the former NSA contractor possessed up to 50 terabytes of classified government documents.
Securiosity: Closing Pandora's Box
Harold Martin copped a plea, saying that he wanted to put an end to his saga. But does his guilty plea close this chapter in NSA leaker history?
Ex-NSA contractor pleads guilty to vast classified data leak, faces 9 years in prison
The staggering leak was one of several damaging disclosures of NSA secrets in recent years.
Ex-NSA contractor set to plead guilty for theft of top secret information
Harold Martin's trial was scheduled to start in June, but a rearraignment has been scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday in Baltimore, Maryland.
Hal Martin's defense says prosecutors have yet to provide essential evidence
The former NSA contractor's lawyers say they can't properly defend him against charges of stealing government material unless they are given proper access to information seized on hard drives taken from Martin's home.
Case against alleged hoarder of NSA documents gets tougher for federal prosecutors
Prosecutors may be facing an uphill battle in their case against a former NSA contractor who was hoarding classified information in his Maryland home.