Russian Spy Ring Aimed to Recruit Children
- Duration 1:39
- Date Jul 26, 2012
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Officials say -- Russian spy ring busted in the United States two years ago.
Was aiming to recruit did children have some of those agents Rick has more for us now ranked.
Wall Street Journal -- outlining a Russian plan to infiltrate the US with American born spies.
Children born and raised here who would be indistinguishable from regular everyday Americans.
The report says the plan involves some of the children -- that's firing that was broken up couple.
A couple of years ago.
And apparently there was already won a college student at George Washington University.
Who had agreed to it reportedly pledging vigil his allegiance not to our flag but that mother Russia.
All this comes as officials learn more about what that's Biron was able to accomplish.
And it seems like it's more than we originally thought of course Anna Chapman made most of the headlines because of her good looks but one of the other spies.
They all confessed had gotten a job as an IT specialist at the big new York and Washington consulting firm.
What he may or may not have gotten his hands on is classified but apparently.
He was let go because his English was not quite up to speed and that's really what explains why the Russians were so interested in recruiting.
The spies children Jana because they would not have been a language barrier.
No accent even making them very tough for US counter intelligence to spot and that GW student by the way.
He evidently -- -- to get training in Russia and now that US officials know what he was up to.
They're not letting them back in the country back to.
I think there is how many kids you have wrecked -- -- -- -- -- you know worried about any of them are you not as far as that.
Just worried about other things not I think I did not -- any activities by -- unbeknownst to you.