Air Force Civilian Employee Resigns Over Alleged Contractor Spy Ring

Michael Furlong resigned from Air Force
Michael Furlong resigned from Air Force

By Kimberly Dozier, AP Intelligence Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man accused of running an illegal contractor spy ring in Afghanistan has resigned from the Air Force, still maintaining his innocence, and still facing possible criminal charges.

Two investigations continue in a case that has tested the definition of what contractors are allowed to do in war zones.