Ex-employee of the National Security Agency (NSA), the United States pleaded guilty to keeping secret documents of the Ministry of Defense at home. This is reported by media with reference to the statements of the US Justice Department.

“Nguya Hoang Fo, 67, admitted today of himself guilty of deliberately storing information on national defense issues,” the report said.

According to the authorities, from 2010 to 2015 he took from the building of the Ministry of Defense of the United States secret documentation and kept it at home. Among the documents he took home were materials classified as “top secret” and “classified information with a special storage regime.”

Nguya Hoang Fo worked in the NSA department, which dealt with hacking foreign computers and analyzing the data.

The defendant faces up to 10 years in prison. The court’s decision will be announced on April 6, 2018.

Earlier it became known that the former US National Security Assistant Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to giving false testimony.