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Offline Ptarmigan

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Maryland couple suspected of selling nuclear secrets could spend rest of life in jail

The Navy nuclear engineer and his wife accused of selling U.S. Navy submarine secrets to a foreign power could face a potential maximum penalty of life in prison.

Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, of Annapolis, were arrested Saturday in Jefferson County, West Virginia, on espionage-related charges. Federal prosecutors say they should remain in custody pending their trials as they face a potential maximum penalty of life in prison and are at "serious risk" of fleeing.

The couple is being charged with violating the Atomic Energy Act, which restricts the disclosure of information related to atomic weapons or nuclear materials.

Jonathan and Diana Toebbe could spend the rest of their life in prison.
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In the political climate which presently obtains however, expect them to get a re-hashing of the Horst Wessel Song in their names...

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 Yep, Horst would be proud.

The last traitor like this (beyond a few more recent cretins) I can think of was Robert Hanssen, who was (no surprise to anyone, I'm sure), an FBI guy. I believe he is cooling his heels in the APX Supermax prison in Colorado.
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Joe Biden gave our enemies access to advanced military technology and the software that goes with them.