Three More Secret Service Employees Resign Over Prostitution Scandal
The Secret Service confirmed that three “additional employees have chosen to resign” and a twelfth employee has been implicated.
“At this point, five employees continue to be on administrative leave and their security clearances remain suspended pending the outcome of this investigation,” the agency said in a press release.
The three dismissals today brings the total number of agents forced out of the agency because of the scandal to six.
The Secret Service reiterated that it “continues to conduct a full, thorough and fair investigation.”
Update at 6:31 p.m. ET. One Has Been Cleared:
In the press release the Secret Service added that one of the employees involved has been “cleared of serious misconduct, but will face appropriate administrative action.”