Ex-CIA Agent Pleads Guilty to Leaking Name of Covert Operative

Faces up to 30 months in prison


Former CIA officer John Kiriakou pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one count of intentionally disclosing information identifying a covert agent and agreed to be sentenced to 30 months in prison.

His formal sentencing hearing will be in January, U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema said during the hearing at the federal courthouse in Arlington, Va.