NSA Sold Out by its OWN Director – Who Sold Spy Booty to Banks < UPDATED

5 08 2014

Former NSA director Keith Alexander may have sold classified info for $1M per month

The biggest scandal to ever roil the National Security Agency, compliments of Edward Snowden, happened on his watch, but that hasn’t stopped retired General Keith Alexander from demanding a seven-figure technical consulting fee now that he’s a civilian.

Alexander retired from the agency last year, and his name will be forever linked to Snowden’s vast data theft. When news of his million-dollar plus consulting fee leaked, Alexander was blasted my members of Congress, one of whom blamed him for profiteering by trading secrets for cash.

More directly, Florida Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson accused Alexander Wednesday of disclosing “classified information to bank trade groups for monthly fees of up to $1,000,000.” . . .

http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/31/former-nsa-director-keith-alexander-may-have-sold-classified-info-for-1m-per-month/

CNN – New leaker disclosing U.S. secrets, government concludes < has video

The CNN piece quotes from this article: Barack Obama’s Secret Terrorist-Tracking System, by the Numbers by Jeremy Scahill