On January 26, 1977, a twelve-count indictment was returned against appellant, Andrew Daulton Lee, and his codefendant, Christopher John Boyce. Lee was charged in eight of the twelve counts as follows:
Count One charged Lee and Boyce with conspiring to transmit national defense information to a foreign nation, to wit: the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.), in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 794(a) and (c). Count Two charged defendant Lee substantively with attempting to transmit national defense information to the U.S.S.R., in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 794(a).
Count Three charged Lee and Boyce with conspiring to gather national defense information in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 793(g). Count Four charged Lee substantively, along with Boyce, with actually gathering national defense information (the Pyramider documents), intending, or having reason to believe, that such information would be used to the advantage of the U.S.S.R., all in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 793(b) and (g).
Judge(s): J. Blaine Anderson
Jurisdiction: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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