Transcript for NASA investigating 1st allegation of a crime committed in space
Back now with what could be the first crime committed in space. An astronaut accused of illegally accessing her estranged wife's bank records while aboard the international here's ABC's Adrienne Bankert. Very excited to be back on Earth. Reporter: Tonight, nasa investigating the first allegation of a crime committed in space. Astronaut Anne Mcclain now accused by her estranged wife summer warden of unlawfully accessing her financial records as part of a messy custody battle. Warden, a former air force intelligence officer, says it's part of a calculated plan by Mcclain to gain shared parental rights over Worden's son Briggs, whom she had before the two were in a relationship. I've been living a nightmare. I was also placed under a restraining order from Anne that I could not leave Harris county with my son without Anne's written permission. Reporter: Mcclain tweeting this statement tonight saying, there's unequivocally no truth to these claims. The west point grad has not denied accessing the bank records. However through her attorney she says she used passwords that were never changed, doing what she had done for years while helping raise Briggs make sure the finances for the household nasa, releasing a statement, calling Mcclain "One of nasa's top astronauts." Tonight an attorney for Mclain says she is fully cooperating with the investigation.
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