Feb 8 A Maryland man who worked as a National
Security Agency contractor was indicted on Wednesday by a
federal grand jury on charges he willfully retained national
The U.S. Department of Justice said Harold Thomas Martin,
52, faces 20 criminal counts, each punishable by up to 10 years
Martin had been taken into custody last August. A U.S.
official has said Martin worked for Booz Allen Hamilton Holding
Corp, the consulting firm that employed Edward Snowden
when he revealed the NSA's vast collection of metadata in 2013.
(Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York; Editing by Jonathan