FBI Investigating Espionage Charges of US Soldier

By Danny Fenster

The Army Times is reporting on an ongoing FBI investigation of an Alaska-stationed soldier on suspicion of espionage.

Spc. William Colton Millay,22, a military cop, was taken into custody last Friday in the early morning hours, while the FBI and Army Counterintelligence continued to investigate, the paper reported.

Lt. Col. Bill Coppernoll told Reuters that he expected to ” prefer charges sometime this week. The news agency reported that charges would be brought under the Uniform Code of Military Justice in the military courts. Details of the allegations were not disclosed.

“Today’s arrest was the result of the close working relationship between the FBI and its military partners in Alaska,” special agent in charge of the FBI in Alaska Mary Frances Rook said.

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