A former US State Department employee and his wife have been busted in Washington D.C,. spying for Cuba. Walter Kendall Myers and his wife, Gwendolyn, worked for Fidel Castro for 30 years, according to an indictment handed down by the US Attorney General's office this afternoon.
Myers had top secret clearance, prosecutors charge. He also had access to more than 200 classified reports. (I had that same access when I worked for the government back in the 80s, No big deal.)
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The couple personally met with Fidel Castro in 1995, according to a report from CBS News. (I have never done that.)
The BBC is reporting the couple was busted in a sting operation. An American posing as a Cuban agent convinced the couple to hand over some information. And check out my column
in this week's newspaper about some other Cuban spies, whose case is just about to be heard about the Supreme Court.