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Former CIA agent gets 15 years, $200,000 fine

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Anne Collier / December 21, 1982



Alexandria, Va.

Former CIA agent Edwin Wilson was sentenced to 15 years in jail Monday and fined $200,000 for smuggling five guns to Libyan terrorists. One of the guns was allegedly used in an assassination in Bonn.

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Mr. Wilson was found guilty Nov. 17 on seven of eight counts of illegally exporting four pistols and a Colt M-16 automatic rifle from the United States to Libyan intelligence and Army officials in Europe.