Secret Service Accused Of Sexual Misconduct In 17 Countries
According to whistleblowers' accounts, Secret Service agents have engaged in sexual misconduct and other indiscretions in at least 17 countries.By John O'Connor | November 16, 2013
Just days after reports surfaced that two Secret Service agents have been cut from the President's security team for alleged sexual misconduct, fresh allegations are being leveled against the security agency.
According to testimony given by whistleblowers to the Senate committee on Homeland Security, agency officers and supervisors have engaged in sexual misconduct and other indiscretions in at least 17 countries. (Via CNN)
The whistleblowers' accounts contradict claims by Secret Service leaders that the agency doesn't encourage or condone sexually improper behavior. One of the them spoke with The Washington Post, whicg broke the story, explaining the agency's management was fully aware that agents were soliticing prostitutes on foreign and domestic trips.