Submariner 'apparently motivated by spite'

Edward Devenney was apparently motivated by spite - he began plotting treachery after the promotion course he won a place on was scrapped due to cuts. When he met two MI5 officers posing as Russian spies, Devenney was apparently uninterested in the offer of money in exchange for information.

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Submariner jailed over secrets

Submariner Edward Devenney has been jailed for eight years for trying to disclose secret movements of British nuclear submarines to MI5 agents posing as Russian spies.