Georgia staffer fired after arrest for eavesdropping and drug charges

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] ATHENS, Georgia — Georgia has fired an assistant equipment manager who was arrested Friday night on felony eavesdropping and drug charges. James Kevin Purvis, 37, was being held Saturday morning in the Athens-Clarke County Jail on $16,000 bond. He faces three felony counts of eavesdropping or surveillance, felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Georgia spokesman Claude Felton said…

Former CIA officer arrested on Espionage Act charge

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Jerry Chun Shing Lee had long been suspected of helping China neutralize US spying operations. [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] By JOSH MEYER AND JOSH GERSTEIN [/text_tc][image_tc url=’https://www.shapestones.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Espionage-Act.png’ timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′ target=’_self’][/image_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’30’][/spacer_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] A former Central Intelligence Agency officer long suspected of helping China neutralize U.S. spying operations on its soil has been arrested on a charge that he kept and traveled…

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