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Former CIA Officer Gets 30 Months in Prison for Leak

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Former CIA Officer Gets 30 Months in Prison for Leak A former CIA officer who pled guilty to revealing the identity of a covert officer was sentenced today to 30 months in prison, becoming the first person convicted under the Intelligence Identities Protection Act in three decades. John Kiriakou has been called a whistleblower by defenders for revealing details of the CIA's use of torture on terror suspects, but federal prosecutors accused him in court papers of being a leaker who was motivated by fame and money and said his revelations were part of a "concerted campaign to raise his media profile."


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