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Robert Hanssen: Convicted US spy found dead in Colorado prison

Posted on AllSides June 5th, 2023
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An FBI agent-turned-Russian mole who is notorious as one of the most damaging spies in US history has been found dead in prison.

Robert Hanssen was discovered at a maximum-security facility in Florence, Colorado, on Monday morning.

Hanssen, 79, received more than $1.4m in cash, diamonds, and money paid into Russian accounts. Three hundred agents worked on his case.

He was sentenced in 2002 to life in prison for espionage.

Hanssen lived in a modest four-bedroom house in suburban Virginia with his wife and six children prior to his arrest....

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