March 2, 2003 |
Finally released after spending half of his life in prison, and still he had to wait. So Christopher Boyce hung around the prison parking lot, rubbernecking, taking in the fresh air around Sheridan, Ore., unsure what to make of freedom. A half hour went by before the big Suburban at last came lumbering up the driveway, carrying his father, a former FBI agent, and his mother, once a Catholic nun.
September 6, 2007 |
North Korea's intelligence agency has arrested some of the country's own citizens and a foreigner for spying, the official Korean Central News Agency said. An unnamed foreign spy agency allegedly hired North Koreans who frequently travel abroad to carry out espionage on major military facilities and strategic locations in North Korea, the agency said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 2003 |
The case of a Chinese businessman charged with illegally shipping missile guidance technology to China's military has intensified concerns about espionage in the Silicon Valley. Qing Chang Jiang is at least the fourth Chinese native indicted since October on charges involving the shipment of equipment or trade secrets to China from this region.
February 22, 1991 |
A 23-year-old Marine corporal stationed in Yuma, Ariz., has been arrested on suspicion of attempted espionage, Navy officials said Thursday. The incident involved national defense matters unrelated to the Persian Gulf War, the officials said. Charles Lee Francis Anzalone, a field telephone wire specialist assigned to the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, was arrested Feb. 13 by Naval Investigative Service agents after a four-month joint investigation with the FBI.
September 28, 2006 |
Georgian authorities detained four Russian military officers on spying charges, and security forces surrounded Russia's military headquarters in Tbilisi to demand that a fifth suspect be handed over, Interior Minister Vano Merabishvili said. The Russian Foreign Ministry demanded the officers' immediate release and said the allegations were unfounded.
June 1, 1986 |
A 43-year-old Dutch woman was sentenced to two years in jail Friday for making copies of secret papers about North Atlantic Treaty Organization tank armor to pass to East Germany. Ellen Tunnissen, a member of a communist fringe party, admitted making the photocopies in the patent office where she worked. She said she wanted to maintain the military balance between East and West. Tunnissen copied about 100 pages of secret Dutch and West German papers over a period of four months.