Shocking news today as one of Obama’s top advisors was arrested and charged with TREASON!
U.S State Department employee Marine Clairborne with top secret security clearance was arrested after failing to report her involvement with the Chinese government. It’s alleged that she had been receiving thousands of dollars in benefits and gifts from China in exchange for America’s secrets. Here’s more – DOJ official website, with details being given to the press by Acting Assistant Attorney General McCord:
Here’s what the Department of Justice’s official website had to report, with details given to the media by Assistant Attorney General McCord:
‘Claiborne used her position and her access to sensitive diplomatic data for personal profit. Pursuing those who imperil our national security for personal gain will remain a key priority of the National Security Division.
Candace Claiborne is charged with obstructing an official proceeding and making false statements in connection with her alleged concealment and failure to report her improper connections to foreign contacts along with the tens of thousands of dollars in gifts and benefits they provided,’ said U.S. Attorney Phillips.
As a State Department employee with a Top Secret clearance, she received training and briefing about the need for caution and transparency. This case demonstrates that U.S. government employees will be held accountable for failing to honor the trust placed in them when they take on such sensitive assignments’ ”
Candace Claiborne is accused of violating her oath of office as a State Department employee, who was entrusted with Top Secret information when she purposefully mislead federal investigators about her significant and repeated interactions with foreign contacts,” said Assistant Director in Charge Vale.’
Claiborne has worked at the State Department since 1999, where she served in a number of overseas post including working at embassies and consulates in Iraq, Sudan and China.
She was caught after being monitored under a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court warrant, or FISA warrant, prosecutors said.
These charges carry a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison for obstruction of justice and five years in prison for making false statements to the FBI.
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