The Robert Patrick Hoffman Case: Spies, Soviets, and Subs

Robert Patrick Hoffman II, courtesy of the Daily Mail
Robert Patrick Hoffman II, courtesy of the Daily Mail

Daily Mail Reporter. “Decorated Former Navy Submarine Expert Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Trying to Sell Classified National Defense Secrets to FBI Agents Posing as Russian Spies.” The Daily Mail. February 12, 2014. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2557383/Decorated-former-Navy-submarine-expert-sentenced-30-years-prison-trying-sell-classified-national-defense-secrets-FBI-agents-posing-Russian-spies.html

Daugherty, Scott. “FBI Targeted Alleged Spy by Pretending to Date Him.” Virginian-Pilot. August 17, 2013. http://hamptonroads.com/2013/08/fbi-targeted-alleged-spy-pretending-date-him#

——. “Would-Be Spy Gets 30 Years from Norfolk Federal Court.” Virginian-Pilot. February 11, 2014. http://hamptonroads.com/2014/02/wouldbe-spy-gets-30-years-federal-court

FBI. “Former Sailor Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Attempted Espionage.” February 10, 2014. http://www.fbi.gov/norfolk/press-releases/2014/former-sailor-sentenced-to-30-years-in-prison-for-attempted-espionage

——. “Naval Espionage: Stopping a Dangerous Insider Threat.” March 7, 2014. http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2014/march/naval-espionage-stopping-a-dangerous-insider-threat/naval-espionage-stopping-a-dangerous-insider-threat?utm_campaign=email-Immediate&utm_medium=email&utm_source=fbi-top-stories&utm_content=304333

Mather, Mike and Doris Taylor. “Former Sailor Found Guilty of Trying to Spy for Russia.” News Channel 3. August 21, 2013. http://wtkr.com/2013/08/21/former-sailor-found-guilty-of-trying-to-spy-for-russia/

RiaNovosti. “US Navy Submariner Convicted of Attempting to Spy for Russia.” August 22, 2013. http://en.ria.ru/military_news/20130822/182915811.html

Semko, Ray. “Former Navy Sailor Charged in Virginia with Attempted Espionage.” DICE Blog. December 6, 2012. http://www.raysemko.com/2012/12/06/former-navy-sailor-charged-in-virginia-with-attempted-espionage/

——. “Robert Hoffman Espionage Trial (Updated).” August 20, 2013. http://www.raysemko.com/2013/08/20/robert-hoffman-espionage-trial/

Solash, Robert. “In Colorful Case, U.S. Submarine Expert Accused of Attempting to Spy for Russia.” Radio Free Europe. March 8, 2014. http://www.rferl.org/content/hoffman-trial-belarus-submarine-expert-spying-russia/25081887.html

Robert Patrick Hoffman during his trial, courtesy of the DICE Blog
Robert Patrick Hoffman during his trial, courtesy of the DICE Blog
Loaded Dead Drop with the encrypted flash drive, courtesy of the FBI
Loaded Dead Drop with the encrypted flash drive, courtesy of the FBI
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