Why Do Ordinary People Commit Acts of Espionage?

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Political ideology and money serve as motivators for some people to commit acts of espionage, but they’re not the only factors involved. By Jerad W. ALEXANDER [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] In mid-July, 2018, Mariia Butina, a 29-year-old assistant to the Russian central bank and long-time Vladimir Putin ally Alexander Torshin, was arrested in Washington, D.C., on a charge of “conspiracy to act as an agent of…

Govt to stop wiretap reform – Bonafede

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Freezing of case time-outs after 1st ruling being considered[br_tc][br_tc]Redazione ANSA [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] (ANSA) – Rome, July 11 – Justice Minister Alfonso Bonafede said Wednesday that the government will sink a reform of the use of wiretaps in investigations that was approved by the previous centre-left administration. “The wiretap reform will be stopped because the modifications introduced appear a harmful step back on the road…

Scientists claim ‘sonic attacks’ in Cuba were likely caused by poorly engineered eavesdropping devices

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][ul_tc timing=’linear’ duration=’1100′ delay=’0′][li_tc icon=’el-el_stop’ icon_color=’#cdad00′] US embassy workers in Cuba fell ill after hearing high-pitch sounds [/li_tc][li_tc icon=’el-el_stop’ icon_color=’#cdad00′] The ‘sonic attacks’ were experienced in their homes and hotel rooms [/li_tc][li_tc icon=’el-el_stop’ icon_color=’#cdad00′] It was thought that ‘sonic weapons’ might have been used against them [/li_tc][li_tc icon=’el-el_stop’ icon_color=’#cdad00′] Scientists at the University of Michigan believe that poorly engineered eavesdropping devices might’ve produced the painful sound [/li_tc][li_tc icon=’el-el_stop’ icon_color=’#cdad00′]…

Mexico presidential hopeful says he is target of government spying

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A Mexican presidential candidate denounced on Tuesday alleged surveillance of his movements by the government and demanded an explanation, the latest in a series of accusations that Mexico is spying without due cause on its own citizens. Ricardo Anaya, a former congressman in second place in many opinion polls ahead of July’s election, published a video on Twitter that shows…

Oklahoma politicians stunned by discovery of possible spying

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican lawmaker’s discovery of a magnetic box containing a high-tech tracking device affixed to the bottom of his truck is being investigated by Oklahoma officials, who also revealed that four other GOP legislators have reported concerns they were being followed. The mysterious discovery has stunned Oklahoma’s political class, and raised questions about who would spy on lawmakers. Oklahoma County…

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