US services counterintelligence they discovered that a Russian spy he was working for more than a decade at the embassy of USA in Moscow until she was fired last year, they said this Friday, August 3, 2018, senior officials to the CNN television network.
The news was published on Thursday exclusively by the British newspaper The Guardian , and the State Department has preferred not to make specific comments on the matter. According to US media, the woman was hired by the Secret Service of the USA , in charge, among others, of the protection of the White House and of the country’s diplomats, and had access for years to the intranet this agency and his mail , which allowed him to examine confidential material, including the schedules of the president and vice president. After some time, the authorities discovered that the Russian woman was having meetings not authorized with the FSB (acronym of the Russian Intelligence Service, former KGB). According to The Guardian , the regional security office of the State Department warned of the suspicious activities of the alleged spy in January 2017, but the Secret Service He did not initiate an investigation immediately and waited for the summer to dismiss her. Asked by Efe, a spokeswoman for the US Department of State. He argued that the authorities take “the appropriate actions at the right time” when it is detected that an individual, as is the case, has been able to commit a infringement . In addition, the spokesperson indicated that the Executive is aware that its employees, precisely because they work for U.S , can be “target of foreign intelligence services ” These revelations occur at a key moment for the special prosecutor’s investigation Robert Mueller on the extent of the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections and if there was some kind of coordination between the Kremlin and members of the campaign of the now president, Donald Trump. This week the trial against her former campaign chief began, Paul Manafort


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