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After 8 Months
Nov 29, 2023 12:00 AM CST
Gershkovich's Detention Extended After 8 Months Behind Bars
'Wall Street Journal' reporter to remain in Russian custody until at least Jan. 30
- A court in Moscow on Tuesday extended the detention of
Wall Street Journal
reporter Evan Gershkovich, arrested on espionage charges, until Jan. 30, Russian news agencies reported. The hearing took place behind closed doors because authorities say details of the criminal case against the American journalist are classified, the AP...
Admits Guilt in
Russia Spy Case
Oct 23, 2023 7:10 PM CDT
Ex-NSA Worker Admits Guilt in Russia Spy Case
Defendant sent a thank-you note to fake contact before trying to turn over files
- A former National Security Agency employee from Colorado pleaded guilty Monday to trying to sell classified national security information to Russia. Federal prosecutors agreed to not ask for more than about 22 years in prison for Jareh Sebastian Dalke when he is sentenced in April if he adheres to the...
Spy Chiefs in 5 Nations
Sound Warning on China
Oct 18, 2023 11:43 AM CDT
Spy Chiefs in 5 Nations Sound Warning on China
Five Eyes intelligence chiefs say Chinese spies are operating at an 'epic scale'
- Spy movies have taught us to suspect figures lurking around military bases and federal buildings, yet the focus of Chinese spying in the US looks quite different, according to the heads of spy agencies in the Five Eyes coalition—US, Canada, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand—who gathered for an...
MI6 Chief Extends Offer to
Russians 'Watching in Horror'
Jul 19, 2023 8:19 AM CDT
MI6 Chief Extends Offer to Russians 'Watching in Horror'
Richard Moore's message: join us
- MI6 has a message for Russians who are "watching in horror" as their soldiers "pulverize" Ukrainian cities and kidnap children: work for us. In a Wednesday speech in Prague, Richard Moore invited Russians "to do what others have already done this past 18 months and join hands...
Suspected Chinese Spies
Keep Giving the Same Excuse
May 31, 2023 3:28 PM CDT
Suspected Chinese Spies Keep Giving the Same Excuse
They claim to be lost tourists in emerging trend with cases in Florida and now Alaska
- Chinese citizens claiming to be lost tourists have been caught trying to access military facilities in Alaska in recent years as part of a suspected spy operation that appears to extend well beyond the Last Frontier,
reports. Multiple US soldiers tell the outlet of Chinese attempts to learn...
Turns Up in a
May 30, 2023 7:31 AM CDT
Alleged Russian Spy Whale Turns Up in a New Country
Hvaldimir, first spotted off of Norway 4 years ago, is now in Swedish waters
- In 2019, when a white beluga whale showed up off of Norway , experts suspected it was a spy whale that had defected from the Russian military. Scientists also feared the creature wouldn't be able to survive very long on its own after a lifetime in captivity—but now, four...
Kim Jong Un Has a New Toy
Aimed at US, South Korea
May 17, 2023 10:09 AM CDT
Kim Jong Un Has a New Toy Aimed at US, South Korea
Military spy satellite is aimed to stem 'US imperialists and [South] Korean puppet villains'
- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un examined a finished military spy satellite, which his country is expected to launch soon, during a visit to his country's aerospace agency, where he described space-based reconnaissance as crucial for countering the US and South Korea. As the AP reports, Kim during Tuesday'...
'I Am Humbled'
Apr 28, 2023 6:38 AM CDT
Gershkovich Sends Message: 'I Am Humbled'
'WSJ' reporter detained in Russia gets support from Griner, Biden, 3 big US newspapers
- Last week, the world caught a glimpse of detained
Wall Street Journal
reporter Evan Gershkovich in a Moscow courtroom, looking calm as he stood in a glass cage and heard that his appeal to be released while awaiting an investigation into the spying charges against him was turned down. Now,...
Mar 31, 2023 11:34 AM CDT
Arrest of Reporter Is 'Personally Painful' for Another
Ex-'NYT' public editor Margaret Sullivan puts 'human face' on Evan Gershkovich, held by Russia
- The arrest in Russia of
Wall Street Journal
reporter Evan Gershkovich has shaken journalists worldwide—hitting especially close to home for one in particular. Writing for the
media columnist and
New York Times
public editor Margaret Sullivan describes the "personally painful" reaction she had to...
China: Let's Stay
Calm About This
Alleged Spy Balloon
Feb 3, 2023 6:48 AM CST
China: Let's Stay Calm About This Alleged Spy Balloon
It still hasn't confirmed the United States' allegations of the orb floating over Montana
- The giant white object spotted drifting over Montana earlier this week is a spy balloon sent by China, at least according to the United States government. China, however, is urging everyone to take a deep breath and not pass judgment "before we have a clear understanding of the facts....
US: China Has
a Spy Balloon
Feb 2, 2023 6:20 PM CST
US: China Has a Spy Balloon Over Montana
Biden, Pentagon debate shooting it down
- The Pentagon said Thursday it's tracking a surveillance balloon sent by China that's crossing the northern US—bringing another increase in tensions between the two nations. The balloon, described as about the size of three buses, was spotted over Montana on Thursday, ABC News reports, and officials said...
US Figure Skater's
Family an Alleged
Target of China
Mar 17, 2022 12:46 PM CDT
US Figure Skater's Family an Alleged Target of China Spying
Case involving Alysa Liu part of Justice Department charges
- US Olympic figure skater Alysa Liu and her father Arthur Liu—a former political refugee— were among those vicitimized in a spying operation that the Justice Department alleges was ordered by the Chinese government, per the AP . Arthur Liu said he had been contacted by the FBI last October and...
Engineer Pleaded Guilty in Spy
Case. Now, His Wife's Plea
Feb 19, 2022 5:30 AM CST
Engineer Pleaded Guilty in Spy Case. Now, His Wife's Plea
Diana Toebbe enters guilty plea days after Jonathan Toebbe in plot to sell sub secrets
- A Maryland woman pleaded guilty Friday to her role in a plot with her husband to sell submarine secrets to a foreign country. Diana Toebbe entered the plea in federal court in Martinsburg to one count of conspiracy to communicate restricted data. Prosecutors said they'd seek a prison term...
Court Filing Causes Ruckus
in Trump, Clinton Camps
Feb 15, 2022 9:25 AM CST
Court Filing Causes Ruckus in Trump, Clinton Camps
Conservatives say John Durham development suggests spying on the White House
- A new narrative has emerged in the orbit of former President Trump, one that accuses the Hillary Clinton campaign of essentially spying on the former president. It's a tangled story that involves special counsel John Durham and Democratic-allied lawyer Michael Sussmann, who was previously charged with lying to the...
Navy Nukes Engineer on
Spying: 'Guilty, Your Honor'
Feb 15, 2022 7:43 AM CST
Navy Nukes Engineer on Spying: 'Guilty, Your Honor'
Jonathan Toebbe, accused of conspiring to sell sub secrets with wife, will likely see at least 12 years
Jonathan Toebbe, the Navy engineer accused with his wife of conspiring to sell secrets about nuclear propulsion systems on US subs to an unidentified foreign country, entered a new plea on Monday in a West Virginia federal court. "Guilty, your honor," the 43-year-old told Magistrate Judge Robert...
a New Level'
Feb 2, 2022 12:30 PM CST
FBI Director: China's Spying Has 'Reached a New Level'
Country has stolen more data 'than every other country combined'
- FBI Director Christopher Wray says China's economic espionage campaign is more damaging than ever, which is saying something, considering the scale of the Chinese government's spying stunned Wray when he became FBI director in 2017. "This one blew me away. And I'm not the kind of...
Secrets, Cryptocurrency Still
Missing in Submarine Spy Case
Oct 21, 2021 7:22 AM CDT
Secrets, Cryptocurrency Still Missing in Submarine Spy Case
Jonathan and Diana Toebbe plead not guilty
- Two alleged spies arrested earlier this month are still in jail—and prosecutors say it would be too risky to release Jonathan and Diana Toebbe on bail while the nuclear submarine secrets they are accused of trying to sell to a foreign government are still unaccounted for. At a hearing...
Alleged Spies Hired Babysitter,
Drove to 'Dead Drop' Location
Oct 12, 2021 12:30 PM CDT
Alleged Spies Hired Babysitter, Drove to 'Dead Drop' Location
'Doesn't seem possible,' says a former student of Diana Toebbe, accused with husband Jonathan
- Spies? Them? That seems to be the general reaction from those who know Jonathan and Diana Toebbe of Annapolis, Maryland, the very model of a suburban couple with two kids. Jonathan is, or was, a nuclear engineer for the Navy, Diana is a teacher, and both are currently incarcerated and...
We Found a Russian Spy
Aug 11, 2021 7:27 AM CDT
German Prosecutors: We Found a Russian Spy
British citizen allegedly passed information while working at embassy in Berlin
- German prosecutors said Wednesday they have detained a British citizen accused of spying for Russia while working at the British Embassy in Berlin. Federal prosecutors said in a statement that the 57-year-old was detained Tuesday in Potsdam, southwest of the capital, based on cooperative investigations by German and British authorities,...
New Details Emerge on
Carlson's NSA Controversy
Jul 8, 2021 11:48 AM CDT
New Details Emerge on Carlson's NSA Controversy
Axios reports his texts may have been 'incidentally collected' by agency
- Last week, Tucker Carson of Fox News caused a stir by accusing the National Security Agency of spying on him and trying to get his show off the air, allegations the NSA denied . Now, a report from Jonathan Swan at Axios appears to shed light on the controversy. It seems...
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