NASA astronaut accused of stealing identity, access to bank account of estranged spouse while in outer space: report
A NASA astronaut is accused of committing the first crime in space after his estranged wife claimed to have released his identity and access his bank account without permission on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.
Former Air Force intelligence officer Summer Worden, from Kansas, has been involved in a bitter divorce with astronaut Anne McClain since 2018 but the battle has been heated after Worden filed a a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission and NASA's Office of Inspector General accusing her husband of assuming her identity. and having improper access to his private financial records while managing the land, the New York Times reported. McClain somehow had knowledge of his private spending while on a mission with no way to know otherwise.
Former Air Force intelligence officer Force Summer Worden has been involved in a bitter divorce with McClain (pictured) since 2018 but the battle was heated after Worden filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission and NASA's Inspector General's Office accusing her husband of assuming her identity and having improper access to her private financial records h. poor world
He contacted his bank and was told that his sign-in credentials were used on a computer registered with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
"I was a bit surprised that he was going that far. I knew it wasn't OK," Worden said.
McClain denies these allegations, told the inspector general's office in an interview last week that he was taking the job by examining family finances to ensure they had sufficient funds to pay bills for to their son. financial decision but Worden filed for divorce after today — photos of his son and McClain were posted on his Twitter. “/>
McClain (pictured) took Worden to court in 2018 to obtain shared parenting rights after accusing the boy's mother of having a temper and making poor financial decisions but Worden filed for in divorce then-photos of his son and McClain were posted to him on Twitter.
The child also became a point of contention in divorce.
According to the Times, Worden had a child about a year before he met McClain. After the couple got married in 2014, she rejected McClain's request to have a child.
McClain took Worden to court in 2018 to indulge in parenting rights after accusing the boy's mother of having a temper and making poor financial decisions but Worden filed for divorce following the divorce. today pictures of his son and McClain have been posted on his Twitter.
Expedition 58 Flight Engineer Anne McClain of NASA talks with friends and family after examining the pressure of Russia's Sokol suit in preparation for its launch aboard the Soyuz spoyecraft MS-11 on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (NASA / Aubrey Gemignani)
Later, McClain's mission continued.
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The International Space Station was launched in the late nineties and operated by five agencies from the US, Russia, Japan. , Canada and 22 European countries collectively.
NASA officials told the Times that they were not aware of any crimes that had occurred in the space station.