Undercover FBI Agent Reveals Espionage Plans of Nuclear Engineer

Following the sell-out of related to nuclear-powered warship design to an undercover FBI agent, a nuclear engineer together with his wife were imprisoned, being charged with accusations that indicate the Atomic Energy Act’s violation.

Details on the Data Exchange

On the 1st of April 2020, a foreign received a package with the following documents: “U.S. Navy documents, a letter containing instructions, and an S.D. card containing specific instructions on how COUNTRY 1 should respond using an encrypted communication platform, and additional documents.”, state the official documents.

The letter showed that Jonatan Toebe wanted to sell confidential documents like:

Printouts media files with technical info Performance reports Operations manuals

The complaint charges a plot to transmit information relating to the design of our nuclear submarines to a foreign nation.


court documents reveal. Following this, the FBI agent impersonating an allegedly COUNTRY 1 representative got in touch with Jonathan Toebbe in December 2020 by using an encrypted ProtonMail. The agent asked Toebbe to send extra U.S. Navy data to a dead drop location in the email exchanges that followed between

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