47-year-old former us military Elizabeth Shirley confessed to the intentional storage of classified information on national defense and kidnapping. About this US Department of justice was informed on 7 July.
The Ministry said that previously, Shirley served in the military and special services of the United States, including the national security Agency, naval intelligence and the defense Ministry. She was granted access to documents at the level of Top Secret.
“In July 2019 Shirley took my six year old daughter to Mexico with the intention to contact the representatives of the Russian government with a request for resettlement in a country that does not give it back to the United States. Shirley took with him to Mexico information about national defense, which she illegally kept. While in Mexico, Shirley has prepared a written message to Russian government officials… August 13, 2019 the U.S. marshals Service and Mexican law enforcement authorities found Shirley and her daughter at a hotel in Mexico city. Mexican authorities have arrested Shirley on the basis of the arrest warrant obtained by state police WV (WVSP) on charges of concealing minors from the guardian”, – stated in the message of Ministry of justice.
During a search of her gadgets have discovered a document marked “very secret.” His behavior Shirley violated “the trust of the American people,” and doubled the betrayal, suggesting a secret document to the government of the Russian Federation, according to the US attorney General’s office.
Shirley also admitted that he had taken in Mexico of the child, the parent of which it was not.
Ex-military face imprisonment and fine in the case of threat of national safety and in the case of the kidnapping. In particular, for the transmission of classified documents can be sentenced to 10 years in prison and be fined $250 thousand.