Intelligence Law Glossary - Act of Espionage


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Act of Espionage

Statutory Law

18 U.S.C. § 3077(8) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 204: Rewards for Information Concerning Terrorist Acts and Espionage)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 3071 et seq.], the term—
   (8) "act of espionage" means an activity that is a violation of—
      (A) section 793, 794, or 798 of this title [18 U.S.C. § 793, 794, 0r 798]; or
      (B) section 4 of the Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950 [50 U.S.C. § 783].