Secret Service Agent who was under investigation commits suicide

By Dashiell Bennett

November 2, 2012

A Secret Service agent who had served on President Obama's protection detail appears to have committed suicide while he was under investigation for inappropriate conduct. Special Agent Rafael Prieto was reportedly under investigation for having a romantic relationship with a foreign citizen that he did not disclose to his superiors. Prieto was not accused of divulging classified information or compromising security, but was facing proceedings for possibly violating department rules. He was found dead last Saturday in Washington.

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By Dashiell Bennett

November 2, 2012

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