U.S. naval nuclear engineer, wife due in court on espionage charges

Written by on October 20, 2021

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Wednesday are expected to ask a judge to jail a former U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife while they await trial on charges they attempted to sell secrets about nuclear submarines to a foreign power.

Jonathan Toebbe and his wife, Diana, were arrested on Oct. 9 in Jefferson County, West Virginia, following a yearlong sting operation by undercover FBI agents, the Justice . . .

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