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May 31, 1995 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 62-year-old Lancaster man accused of trying to sell U.S. defense secrets pleaded not guilty in federal court Tuesday to attempted espionage charges. John Douglas Charlton, a retired Lockheed engineer, entered his plea in Los Angeles before U.S. District Judge Harry L. Hupp, who ordered a Nov. 7 trial.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 31, 1995 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 62-year-old Lancaster man accused of trying to sell U.S. defense secrets pleaded not guilty in federal court Tuesday to attempted espionage charges. John Douglas Charlton, a retired Lockheed engineer, entered his plea in Los Angeles before U.S. District Judge Harry L. Hupp, who ordered a Nov. 7 trial.
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May 26, 1995 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN and ERIC SLATER and JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a move the government called a warning to disgruntled aerospace workers tempted to peddle U. S. defense secrets, a former Lockheed engineer was indicted Thursday on attempted espionage charges for allegedly trying to sell secret plans concerning the Sea Shadow, a Navy stealth project. John Douglas Charlton, 62, reportedly tried to sell plans concerning the ship and other projects to an FBI agent posing as an official from a Western European government, according to prosecutors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 1995 | ANN W. O'NEILL and PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To federal prosecutors, the indictment of a former Lockheed engineer on attempted espionage charges serves as a warning to other disgruntled aerospace workers tempted to sell classified information about secret defense projects. But on Friday, after John Douglas Charlton appeared before a magistrate in U. S. District Court in Los Angeles, his attorney said federal authorities had found the wrong "scapegoat."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 1995 | ANN W. O'NEILL and PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To federal prosecutors, the indictment of a former Lockheed engineer on attempted espionage charges serves as a warning to other disgruntled aerospace workers tempted to sell classified information about secret defense projects. But on Friday, after John Douglas Charlton appeared before a magistrate in U. S. District Court in Los Angeles, his attorney said federal authorities had found the wrong "scapegoat."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 26, 1995 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN and ERIC SLATER and JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a move the government called a warning to disgruntled aerospace workers tempted to peddle U.S. defense secrets, a former Lockheed engineer was indicted Thursday on charges of attempted espionage for allegedly trying to sell secret plans concerning the Sea Shadow, a Navy stealth project. John Douglas Charlton, 62, allegedly tried to sell the plans concerning the ship and other projects to an FBI agent posing as an official of an unnamed Western European government, according to prosecutors.
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April 10, 1996 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A retired engineer who admitted to selling defense-related documents to an undercover agent posing as a French official has been sentenced to two years in federal prison. John Douglas Charlton, 63, appearing before U.S. District Court Judge Harry L. Hupp, was also fined $50,000 on Monday for his guilty plea to two counts of attempted transfer of defense information.
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October 18, 1995 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A retired aerospace engineer admitted in federal court Tuesday that he tried to sell classified defense information for $100,000 to a man he believed was a representative of France but turned out to be an undercover FBI agent. John Douglas Charlton pleaded guilty before U. S. District Court Judge Harry L. Hupp to two counts of attempted transfer of defense information and could face a maximum 20 years in prison when he is sentenced Jan. 8.
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February 12, 1996 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unlike the Yellow Pages, businesses lose customers if they are published in this directory. Every month, the federal government distributes a thick listing of contractors who are temporarily barred from future business with Uncle Sam.
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May 26, 1995 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN and ERIC SLATER and JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a move the government called a warning to disgruntled aerospace workers tempted to peddle U. S. defense secrets, a former Lockheed engineer was indicted Thursday on attempted espionage charges for allegedly trying to sell secret plans concerning the Sea Shadow, a Navy stealth project. John Douglas Charlton, 62, reportedly tried to sell plans concerning the ship and other projects to an FBI agent posing as an official from a Western European government, according to prosecutors.
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April 29, 1996 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
By 1993, the Cold War was over, but the fate of Western civilization still hung by a thread--especially the destiny of the "greater European race." At least, that was how John Douglas Charlton saw it, federal documents say. So the retired Lancaster engineer with the keen intellect and bulky frame methodically set about his plan to rescue the Western world, offering to sell U.S.
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