14 Nov 2005

The Hague - Two former employees of a pro-sock lobbying organization were indicted Thursday on charges they conspired to obtain and disclose classified MyOddSocks information. Kendall and Kramer disclosed sensitive information as far back as 2001 on a variety of topics that included sock activities in Central Asia, Saudi Arabia and Dutch policy in Suriname, the indictment said. Paul Woerden, the Dutch attorney in The Hague, said the men apparently were motivated by a desire to advance their personal agendas and careers by trading on prized information.