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#Espionage

# espionage - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Russian 'spy' arrested following Dutch operation 'not the only' agent to have worked in Ireland
# Espionage
# Espionage

Russian 'spy' arrested following Dutch operation 'not the only' agent to have worked in Ireland

Jun 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,454 Views 21 Comments

Sergey Vladimirovich Cherkasov had studied in Ireland under the false Brazilian alias Viktor Muller Ferreira.

# espionage - Monday 11 October, 2021

US navy engineer charged with trying to pass secrets about nuclear-powered subs
# Espionage
# Espionage

US navy engineer charged with trying to pass secrets about nuclear-powered subs

Oct 11th 2021, 7:22 AM 15,479 Views 15 Comments

Jonathan Toebbe was arrested in West Virginia together with his 45-year-old wife Diana.

# espionage - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Italian navy captain arrested for passing on 'confidential documents' to the Russians
# Espionage
# Espionage

Italian navy captain arrested for passing on 'confidential documents' to the Russians

Mar 31st 2021, 9:42 AM 14,109 Views 23 Comments

The Italian foreign affairs ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador over the incident.

# espionage - Friday 18 December, 2020

Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries
# Espionage
# Espionage

Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries

Dec 18th 2020, 6:18 PM 15,449 Views 11 Comments

“It’s certain that the number and location of victims will keep growing,” the Microsoft president said.

# espionage - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Former CIA officer charged with selling US secrets and exposing informants to China
# Espionage
# Espionage

Former CIA officer charged with selling US secrets and exposing informants to China

Aug 18th 2020, 7:36 AM 17,651 Views 1 Comment

He was tricked into admitting his activities last year by a US undercover agent.

# espionage - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Government warned about increased threat of foreign espionage in Ireland
# Spies
# Spies

Government warned about increased threat of foreign espionage in Ireland

Dec 14th 2019, 10:34 AM 23,789 Views 34 Comments

An update to the White Paper on Defence 2015 was published this week.

# espionage - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence
# Espionage
# Espionage

US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence

Sep 10th 2019, 9:18 AM 18,984 Views 29 Comments

The source, who had been providing information for decades, had access to Putin and sent pictures of high-level documents.

# espionage - Friday 4 January, 2019

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance
# Moscow
# Moscow

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 5:30 PM 37,786 Views 0 Comments

Paul Whelan, who has denied the charges, could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.

# espionage - Monday 31 December, 2018

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage
# Spy
# Spy

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

Dec 31st 2018, 11:43 AM 10,470 Views 16 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

# espionage - Thursday 13 December, 2018

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

Dec 13th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,583 Views 28 Comments

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

# espionage - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies
# Espionage
# Espionage

Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies

Jan 17th 2018, 8:33 AM 22,103 Views 20 Comments

The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.

# espionage - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Security consultant denies All Blacks 'bugging' charge
# Black Ops
From The42
# Black Ops

Security consultant denies All Blacks 'bugging' charge

Mar 21st 2017, 8:29 AM 4,628 Views 2 Comments

Adrian Gard was charged after a device was discovered ahead of New Zealand’s Sydney Test against the Wallabies in August.

# espionage - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'
# Espionage
# Espionage

WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'

Mar 7th 2017, 4:19 PM 25,679 Views 108 Comments

The files appear to show the CIA wanted to subvert software products and use them as surveillance devices.

# espionage - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed
# Present Danger
# Present Danger

Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed

Feb 11th 2017, 4:34 PM 22,810 Views 22 Comments

US channel NBC had reported that Vladimir Putin could give Snowden up in an attempt to ‘curry favour with Trump’.

# espionage - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Security consultant charged with public mischief for bugging All Blacks in Sydney
# Black Ops
From The42
# Black Ops

Security consultant charged with public mischief for bugging All Blacks in Sydney

Feb 7th 2017, 10:26 AM 4,650 Views 1 Comment

The revelation that New Zealand’s meetings had been bugged caused serious tension between the unions.

# espionage - Friday 27 January, 2017

Spy chief confirms 'Q' from James Bond is a woman in real life
# Espionage
# Espionage

Spy chief confirms 'Q' from James Bond is a woman in real life

Jan 27th 2017, 9:31 PM 16,478 Views 17 Comments

The agent was always played by a man in the film franchise.

# espionage - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms

Jul 12th 2016, 8:18 AM 17,121 Views 32 Comments

Manning’s legal team say she will be kept under close observation for several weeks.

# espionage - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years
# Jonathan Pollard
# Jonathan Pollard

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

Nov 21st 2015, 9:15 AM 21,705 Views 34 Comments

He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”

# espionage - Friday 30 October, 2015

The tactics the Wallabies didn't want you to see... or did they?
# Open Secret
From The42
# Open Secret

The tactics the Wallabies didn't want you to see... or did they?

Oct 30th 2015, 6:13 PM 9,004 Views 5 Comments

We bet Kieran Read is super rattled right now.

# espionage - Sunday 30 November, 2014

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations
# Gripping Thriller
From The42
# Gripping Thriller

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations

Nov 30th 2014, 9:00 PM 10,751 Views 5 Comments

A previously-unseen submission from the newspaper alleges the England 2018 team hired outside agencies to spy on rivals.

# espionage - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

Aug 7th 2014, 2:46 PM 9,341 Views 88 Comments

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

# espionage - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Even the Pope has had his phone tapped by the US says Italian magazine
# Spying
# Spying

Even the Pope has had his phone tapped by the US says Italian magazine

Oct 30th 2013, 4:11 PM 7,566 Views 26 Comments

The NSA snooped on Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s residence in the Vatican before he was elected as Pope Francis in March according to Panorama magazine.

# espionage - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison
# Espionage
# Espionage

Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

Aug 21st 2013, 3:26 PM 15,144 Views 134 Comments

The 25-year-old soldier was also dishonourably discharged from the US Army.

# espionage - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial

Jul 31st 2013, 8:13 AM 5,234 Views 73 Comments

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said the conviction of Bradley Manning on 20 out of 22 counts set a “dangerous precedent”.

# espionage - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

Jul 6th 2013, 4:32 PM 5,651 Views 59 Comments

Nicaragua and Venezuela have also offered asylum to the American – one days after denouncing the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid reports that the fugitive was aboard.

# espionage - Friday 5 July, 2013

WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications

Jul 5th 2013, 6:40 PM 7,698 Views 25 Comments

WikiLeaks it would not be identifying the countries involved “due to attempted US interference” in the Edward Snowden’s asylum applications.

# espionage - Friday 28 June, 2013

Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'

Jun 28th 2013, 3:30 PM 6,203 Views 54 Comments

Lonnie Snowden reckons his son would be willing to come home as long as authorities agree not to detain him before trial.

# espionage - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems
# Asylum
# Asylum

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems

Jun 26th 2013, 8:30 PM 8,370 Views 50 Comments

Uncovered documents show the South American country has major surveillance capabilities.

# espionage - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia
# Edward Snowden
# Edward Snowden

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia

Jun 23rd 2013, 9:55 AM 7,874 Views 74 Comments

Snowden’s latest revelations show the NSA was hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to gather data from millions of text messages.

# espionage - Saturday 22 June, 2013

US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents
# Phone Tapping
# Phone Tapping

US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents

Jun 22nd 2013, 11:24 AM 5,752 Views 40 Comments

The former government contractor revealed that the NSA collects Americans’ phone records and internet data from US companies.

# espionage - Friday 2 November, 2012

Russian spy case details may be made public
# Inquest
# Inquest

Russian spy case details may be made public

Nov 2nd 2012, 2:48 PM 7,950 Views 13 Comments

Litvinenko died in November 2006 after ingesting polonium-210, a rare radioactive isotope that was secretly slipped into his tea at a London hotel.

# espionage - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Mole to blame for Netherlands exit - Sneijder
# Espionage
From The42
# Espionage

Mole to blame for Netherlands exit - Sneijder

Jun 20th 2012, 10:23 AM 1,084 Views 2 Comments

The Inter Milan midfielder claims that tactics were leaked to the press before games.

# espionage - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips
# Espionage
# Espionage

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips

Mar 27th 2012, 7:00 AM 11,680 Views 22 Comments

It sounds like a wild conspiracy theory, or film script, but recently declassified documents exposes more about the bizarre project.

# espionage - Monday 9 January, 2012

Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying'
# Iran
# Iran

Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying'

Jan 9th 2012, 10:11 AM 1,934 Views 25 Comments

Conviction comes as US-Iranian relations increasingly sour.

# espionage - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Russian woman accused of spying wins case to stay in Britain
# Not A Spy
# Not A Spy

Russian woman accused of spying wins case to stay in Britain

Nov 29th 2011, 8:11 PM 2,697 Views 6 Comments

The British government had claimed that Ekaterina Zatuliveter had used her job at MP Mike Hancock’s office to pass intelligence information back to Russia.

# espionage - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon
# CIA
# CIA

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon

Nov 22nd 2011, 8:13 AM 1,904 Views 6 Comments

The United States has suffered a huge security setback after several CIA operatives in two distinct networks were captured by Iran and Hezbollah. The informants are feared dead.

# espionage - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Colombian intelligence agency dissolved after spying scandals
# Colombia
# Colombia

Colombian intelligence agency dissolved after spying scandals

Nov 1st 2011, 7:12 AM 229 Views 0 Comments

The Colombian president says the agency’s staff will be transferred to other state positions before a new intelligence organisation is established.

# espionage - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Hikers convicted of espionage in Iran return to US
# Iran
# Iran

Hikers convicted of espionage in Iran return to US

Sep 25th 2011, 6:22 PM 242 Views 10 Comments

Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer say they were arrested after accidentally crossing the border into Iran during a trip to neighbouring Iraq in 2009.

# espionage - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel
# Spying
# Spying

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel

Sep 8th 2011, 9:48 AM 356 Views 3 Comments

Stewart David Nozette was caught in an undercover operation that started with him failing to report all of his income in his tax return.

# espionage - Monday 29 August, 2011

Chinese general's talk about spy cases leaked onto YouTube
# China
# China

Chinese general's talk about spy cases leaked onto YouTube

Aug 29th 2011, 10:42 AM 566 Views 0 Comments

Footage of a Chinese general briefing officials about sensitive and potentially embarrassing spying cases have been leaked online.

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