Detained in Moscow, the American was dismissed from the armed forces for theft
Is detained in Moscow on suspicion of espionage American Paul Whelan ten years ago, in 2008, was dismissed from the Armed forces of the United States for theft.
About juicy details of his biography, told the Washington Post, which were documents of the military Department. According to the newspaper, Paul Whelan began service in 1994 in the marine Corps in 2004 and 2006 took part in the campaign of the United States in Iraq, was promoted to the rank of staff Sergeant. But in 2008 he was dismissed from the armed forces after he was convicted of several thefts. What stole the staff Sergeant, not specified.
Meanwhile, in the automotive company BorgWarner he was responsible for the security of the company in the U.S. and abroad. His job was to monitor the enterprises BorgWarner not stolen metal.
We will remind as wrote the website kp.ru about the arrest of Paul Whelan became known before the New year, at the end of December. Relatives of the American claim that he came to Moscow for the wedding of a friend and has no relationship to intelligence.