Canadian naval officer pleads guilty to spying
Jeffrey Paul Delisle confesses to passing military secrets to a foreign entity from 2007-2011
Posted: Oct 10, 2012Sub-Lt. Jeffrey Paul Delisle pleaded guilty this morning to spy charges, a surprise move made before his preliminary hearing in a Halifax court.
The intelligence officer with the Canadian Forces was charged with breach of trust and two counts of passing information to a foreign entity.
Delisle's preliminary hearing was scheduled to start Wednesday morning, but the lawyer told the judge his client would plead guilty to all three charges.
Delisle, 41, is alleged to have given or sold information to a foreign entity between July 2007 and Jan. 13, 2011, in Ottawa and Kingston, Ont., and Halifax and Bedford, N.S., where he lived...
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