FBI intel analyst dismissed for possessing child pornography, but not prosecuted
The senior analyst admitted to the FBI's Inspection Division that he had been in possession of the illegal images
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An FBI senior analyst has been dismissed for possessing child pornography, according to a recently released memo from the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Justice. Though the supervisory intelligence analyst (SIA) was dismissed, the FBI elected not to prosecute the employee.
The Office of the Inspector General examined the personal and work devices of the analyst, finding pornographic images on the personal devices, though they were determined not to be images of child pornography.
However, the investigation eventually led the agency to determine that the SIA at some point had "knowingly possessed child pornography, in violation of federal law and FBI policy."
The analyst was fired while the investigation was still pending.
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