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New Scandal Involving Two of President's Secret Service Agents

WASHINGTON, DC -- Another scandal for the agency responsible for guarding the President and his family. Two Secret Service supervisors are being investigated for inappropriate behavior.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Another scandal for the agency responsible for guarding the President and his family. Two Secret Service supervisors are being investigated for inappropriate behavior.

A Secret Service supervisor responsible for protecting the Commander in Chief is no longer on President Obama's security detail.

People familiar with the investigation tell CBS News Ignacio Zamora Junior went up to a woman's room at the Hay Adams Hotel in Washington DC last spring.   While in the room - the agent removed the bullets from his gun, he left one behind when the woman asked him to leave. Hotel security got involved after Zamora allegedly attempted to re-enter the room to retrieve the bullet.

The Washington Post reports another investigation revealed Zamora and another Secret Service supervisor, Timothy Barraclough, sent sexually suggestive emails to a female co-worker.  The paper reports Barraclough has been reassigned.

These incidents come as the Secret Service is trying to move past a prostitution scandal that rocked the agency last year.

Some agents were fired after they brought prostitutes back to their hotel in Colombia.
The agents were preparing for President Obama's visit to Cartagena.

Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan declined to comment on the investigations.


(Marlie Hall for CBS News)


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