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Former DEA Contractor Sentenced for Unlawful Disclosure of Electronic Surveillance.


On December 7, 2021, a former DEA Contract Linguist previously assigned to the DEA San Jose Regional Office in California, was sentenced to 3 years of probation for unlawful disclosure of electronic surveillance.  According to the factual statement in support of the guilty plea, on March 17, 2018, the Contract Linguist alerted a friend, who was the significant other of an individual (“Wire Target”) who had been intercepted on a wiretap, about an ongoing DEA investigation, including that the Wire Target had been intercepted in connection with the ongoing investigation.

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