U.S. Navy Sailor Serving In Japan Found Guilty Of Espionage

U.S. Navy Sailor Serving in Japan Found Guilty of Espionage
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Chief Petty Officer Bryce S. Pedicini, a US Navy sailor serving on the Japan-based destroyer USS Higgins (DDG-76), was found guilty of attempted espionage, refusal to obey a lawful directive, and attempted disobedience of a legitimate general order.

According to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), a military court convicted Pedicini of disclosing secret defense material to a foreign government representative.

NCIS Director Omar Lopez stated that the guilty verdict...


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