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former US airforce intelligence officer Monica wit charged Wednesday with spying for you Ron and allegedly helping Iran in a cyber operation that targeted her former colleagues officials say thirty nine year old wits after defecting to Iran in two thousand thirteen supplied classified information about US intelligence officers she had worked with during her military career for Iranian nationals were also charged in connection to the cyber attacks in Washington sanctioned to Iran based firms which who was once granted high level security clearances was allegedly recruited for the cyber spying operation after attending conferences in Iran organized by one of the newly sanctioned firms using information from what you radiant firm it nets pay guard launched a cyber campaign in two thousand fourteen that targeted her former colleagues that's according to the indictment which says the company use tools like big social media accounts to try to install malware that would be able to track their keystrokes and other activity Witt who served as a counter intelligence officer in the Air Force from nineteen ninety seven Intel two thousand eight now faces spying and conspiracy charges