The penalty for divulging state secrets
In the past the «seal» of the armed forces of America, member of the historic operation to eliminate the leader of the terrorist organization «al-Qaeda» Osama bin Laden and author of the autobiographical memoir «no easy day» that became superbestseller in 2012, the Pentagon will pay about $ 7 million over the disclosure of classified information without prior approval from the authorities.
In the book Matt Bissonnette (alias mark Owen) describes the personal experience of training and participating in the operation, which was eliminated bin Laden.
For their self-confidence and the desire to become famous, the author will pay all the profit from sales of artwork, and lose the rights to the book. In these circumstances, the government will withdraw all litigation claims against Bissonette.