U.S. Navy sailor charged with giving classified information to Russian – media
A U.S. Navy sailor stationed in Portsmouth is facing charges that he gave classified information to a Russian he knew.
Chief Petty Officer Charles T. Briggs is scheduled to be arraigned next week at a general court-martial, according to Military.com.
Military court documents don't say what kind of information he's accused of giving the Russian or how he knew the person.
Briggs, who works in information and technology at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, is charged with unauthorized distribution of classified information obtained from a government computer, obstructing justice, communicating defense information, possessing child pornography, attempting to view child pornography, two counts of violating a general regulation and three counts of making false official statements.