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National Security Agency

Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in case of stolen documents from NSA

Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in case of stolen documents from NSA

A Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty Thursday to willful retention of national defense information after he was accused of stealing millions of classified documents from the National Security Agency.

Harold Martin, 54, was federally indicted in 2016 for allegedly stealing government property and taking classified information while he worked as a contractor with top secret security clearance for the National Security Agency.

He agreed to a nine-year prison sentence in a deal in which prosecutors will agree to drop the other 19 charges from the indictment.

Martin spoke little during the hearing, saying only that he’s ready to move on from the case.

The nine-year sentence...

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