Ex-FBI agent charged with leaking sentenced to 48 months

Ex-FBI agent charged with leaking sentenced to 48 months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Minnesota sentenced former FBI agent Terry Albury to 48 months in prison on Thursday for leaking classified information to a journalist, his defense lawyer Joshua Dratel told Reuters.

Albury's sentence is much harsher than his defense lawyers had hoped, but slightly less severe than the 52-month prison term that federal prosecutors were seeking. He pleaded guilty to leaking classified materials earlier this year.

(Reporting by Mark Hosenball and Sarah N. Lynch; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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Updated Date: Oct 19, 2018 01:06 AM

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