"This case underscores the dangers to our intelligence professionals and the lengths our adversaries will go to identify them, expose them, target them, and, in a few rare cases, ultimately turn them against the nation they swore to protect", said John Demers, assistant attorney general for national security.
The event, though, has received a tepid response overseas, as some objected to the its anti-Iran focus.
Authorities said Ms. Witt's activities caused "serious damage" to USA intelligence activities.
Witt served as an counterintelligence and Farsi linguistic specialist, working as a special agent of the Air Force Office of Special Investigation from 1997 until 2008.
During her time in the military, she had top secret clearance, the indictmentsays, which gave her access to intelligence materials that contained the real names of American sources and clandestine agents.
The FBI said Wednesday that it's possible Witt remains a threat, and her former colleagues have been apprised of the charges against her.
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Witt faces two counts of delivering military information to a foreign government and one count of conspiracy.
Witt maintained contact with an IRGC member she met at the conference and eventually defected to the Islamic Republic. "She made a decision to turn against the United States and turn her loyalties to Iran", FBI Executive Assistant Director Jay Tabb told reporters.
Witt first traveled to a "Hollywoodism" conference in 2012, when she appeared in Iranian television videos in which she identified herself as a former US service member with. "I am endeavoring to put the training I received to good use instead of evil", she told that person in an email.
"Witt's primary motivation appears to have been ideological".
Witt returned to the conference a year later, and began assisting Iranian intelligence services.
According to the unsealed indictment, Monica Witt is accused of having defected to Iran in 2013. She successfully defected in August 2013. Different Iranian organizations attempted numerous approaches to gain access to their computers.
They are said to be charged with using malware, phishing attacks and false identities, including one called Bella Wood on Facebook, who successfully friended one of the United States agents while they were deployed as a military intelligence officer in Kabul. She was a Defense Department contractor at the time.
The highest court of the United Nations rejected a US claim that it did not have the jurisdiction to rule on parts of the case, paving the way for the trial to continue. Authorities said Mojtaba Masoumpour, Behzad Mesri, Hossein Parvar and Mohamad Paryar sought to install malware in the computers of Witt's former co-workers through fake social media accounts.
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