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How a Russian Spy Reportedly Outsmarted US NSA Agents

11 February, 2018, 05:25 | Author: Kristen Ingram
  • U.S. President Donald Trump pauses while speaking to reporters in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington U.S

The American spies ended "chasing the Russian out of Western Europe, warning him not to return if he valued his freedom", The Times reported, based on an account from the businessman, who is now said to have possession of the Trump "material" somewhere in Europe. "Asking price was $10 million, brought down to $1 million to be paid over time".

In his tweet, Trump appeared to refer to his long-standing accusation that intelligence agencies are trying discredit him by investigating his connections to Russian Federation.

This led the USA spies to terminate the agreement because they did not want it to look as if they were trying to buy compromising information on the President, the Times' report said. It is all now starting to come out - DRAIN THE SWAMP!' Trump tweeted on Saturday.

"Every time he sees me, he says, 'I didn't do that, '" Trump added.

With 20/20 hindsight, U.S. intelligence was driven by desperation to recover the hacking tools which have been used to wreak havoc on millions of computers across the world, one veteran spy said.

He actually tried to once, as he handed a short video clip showing a man talking to two women over to a Berlin-based American businessman who was communicating on behalf of the United States intelligence agents, but failed to verify it was actually the American President.

The cash, delivered in a suitcase to a Berlin hotel room in September, was intended as the first installment of a $1 million payout, according to USA officials, the Russian, and communications reviewed by The New York Times. "You can only ask so many times", Trump said in November. Fusion GPS, the company tasked with the work, also took money from Russian Federation while the document was being compiled by a British ex-spy who was being given most of his information from sources with Kremlin ties.

On the other hand, the former official said, if the NSA and CIA were satisfied that their interlocutor had bona fide intelligence, paying for it might be a smart move.

US officials have said that information stolen from the NSA included computer code used in classified government hacking operations.

With 20/20 hindsight, U.S. intelligence was driven by desperation to recover the hacking tools which have been used to wreak havoc on millions of computers across the world, one veteran spy said.

"I think anybody who is in the CIA, NSA, any of the American intelligence agencies, will tell you they do not go out and spy on Americans, they're not going out to look for material on Americans", Rosenberg said in interview with CNN's Ana Cabrera on Saturday.

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