(WASHINGTON) — Two Secret Service supervisors being pushed out of the agency amid a sex scandal surrounding a presidential trip to Colombia have been identified by U.S. media outlets.
David Randall Chaney, 48, a supervisor in the Secret Service’s international programs division, was the agent pushed to retire Wednesday, The Washington Post reported.
The other agent identified, initially by The Washington Post and CBS News, was Greg Stokes, an assistant special agent in charge of the K-9 division who has been notified that the agency wants to discharge him, though he may fight the effort.
A third Secret Service worker, a lower-level official who has not been publicly identified, is resigning.
Lawrence Berger, the general counsel for the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, told ABC News he is representing Chaney and Stokes but would not confirm their involvement in the Colombia events.
Berger believes someone in the Secret Service, but not the organization itself, has access to sensitive information and is violating privacy statutes by releasing the agents’ names.
He added that the men involved in the controversy are getting a raw deal because they are being tried by the media and court of public opinion.
News crews gathered Thursday night at Chaney’s home in Ashburn, Va., where a police officer said the family would not speak and said people who stepped on the property would be charged with trespassing.
The identities of the two agents surfaced after ABC News learned that some of the prostitutes who allegedly met with Secret Service agents in Colombia have been interviewed by investigators, but U.S. officials are still searching for others.
The investigation is going full tilt, with the eight remaining Secret Service officials facing lie detector tests. More resignations are expected in the coming days as the probe goes forward, according to congressional leaders.
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