Civilian Navy engineer charged with stealing military documents

Civilian Navy engineer and three others are charged with stealing 5,000 government documents on military weapons systems and selling them to a California company for more than $500,000 Mark Fitting, 53, who works at a US Navy facility in Philadelphia, was among four people charged on Wednesday Prosecutors allege that Fitting downloaded technical drawings and manuals related to US military weapons systems and sold them to a California company That company, Newport Aeronautical Sales Corporation, sells aircraft data Melony Erice, 54, who used to live with Fitting, has also been charged, as well as two employees at the company - George Posey IV, 36, and Dean Mirabal, 52  Fitting and Erice are accused of selling at least 5,000 government documents between September 2012 and June last year for more than $500,000 

By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com

Published: 20:16 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 22:25 BST, 3 September 2020

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A civilian navy engineer has been charged with stealing government documents on military weapons systems and selling them to a California company who then resold the information to domestic and international clients. 

Mark Fitting, 53, who works at a US Navy facility in Philadelphia, was among four people charged on Wednesday on federal charges of stealing government-owned technical information.

Prosecutors allege that Fitting downloaded technical drawings and manuals related to US military weapons systems and sold them to Newport Aeronautical Sales Corporation - a company in Newport Beach, California that sells technical aircraft data.

Newport Aeronautical Sales in Newport Beach, CA

Newport Aeronautical Sales in Newport Beach, CA

Melony Erice, 54, who used to live with Fitting, has also been charged, as well as two employees at the company George Posey IV, 36,

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