Spy firm springs another leak

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Spy firm springs another leakUntil middle-ranking employee Edward Snowden hit the headlines, the activities of US management consultant Booz Allen Hamilton remained largely unknown to the general public. As a major defence contractor to the US Government, the company prefers to stay out of the limelight, but a second major security leak has raised questions over the Administration’s reliance on outsourcing its intelligence gathering. Three years after Snowden’s theft of NSA data, the FBI has recently collared another Booz Allen employee named Harold Martin III for a similar offence.

Booz Allen has been around for over 100 years, employs 25,000 staff and is sometimes referred to as the world’s most profitable spy organisation.

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