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FBI Intelligence Analyst Indicted and Arrested for Retention of National Defense Information


On May 20, 2021, an FBI Intelligence Analyst assigned to the FBI Kansas City Division was arrested at her residence after being indicted on two counts of willful retention of national defense information.  Kendra Kingsbury was charged in the Western District of Missouri.  According to the Indictment, from in or about June 2004 through on or about December 15, 2017, while having unauthorized possession of, access to, and control over documents relating to national defense, Kingsbury willfully retained the documents at her personal residence and failed to deliver them to the officer or employee of the United States entitled to receive them.  The investigation is being conducted by the OIG’s Chicago Field Office and the FBI.

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