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Marine Scandal - Photos of Nude Female Servicewomen on Facebook Page
On the walls are white boards with statistics, crime lists and a montage of social media messages directed to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The objective of this disturbing sleuth work: Rooting out the extent of a nude photo-sharing scandal that has rocked the Corps, embarrassed its leaders and spread to other military services. And the sheer scope of the job is daunting. New agents cycled in after the first month, he said, "just because of the burnout factor, especially the ones that are doing the image review. This is Task Force Purple Harbor. What began as a response to military members posting nude photos online has morphed into a growing criminal investigation that now includes 21 felony cases and more than 30 others referred to Marine commanders for possible administrative action.
US Marine Corps issues video statement on naked photo sharing scandal
Credit: U. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis C. Schneider Creative Commons.
It was a little past ten o'clock, and the weather outside was clear and gusty, typical of winters among the sand pines of coastal North Carolina. The woman—call her Judy—was checking into a new unit. She'd come to CIF to collect her standard issue of combat equipment.