Skip to comments.Mexican Citizen Accused of Spying for Russians in the U.S.
Posted on 02/19/2020 12:37:47 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Federal officials have arrested a Mexican citizen for allegedly acting on behalf of a Russian agent who recruited him to collect information about the U.S. government and met repeatedly with him in Moscow.
Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes and his wife were about to board a plane back to their native Mexico from Miami on Sunday, when a customs official asked to inspect their phones.
The official looked in a file of recently deleted images on the phone of Fuentess wife and found a close-up photograph of a license plate. The plate belonged to the vehicle of a U.S. government source, federal prosecutors said in a statement.
Fuentes admitted to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection that he had told his wife, who was not named in the statement, to take the picture.
It turned out, federal prosecutors said, that Fuentes was acting on behalf of a Russian government official who had recruited him in 2019 to rent property in Miami-Dade County and gather information.
The Russian official told Fuentes not to rent the apartment in Fuentess own name and not to tell his family about their meetings, according to a statement from the Department of Justice. Hector Fuentes met with the Russian official twice in Moscow, it said.
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A Mexican resident who resides in Singapore, educated in Russia, spying on America. You just can’t make this stuff up.
What US law did this foreign national violate?
I guess that just maybe people will realize that Mexico is a communist country.....
An agrarian revolution in the early 1900’s, tens of thousands of Spanish communists moving to Mexico after the Spanish Civil War and a country run by the PRI/PAN the “party” and now involved in a civil war.
[A Mexican resident who resides in Singapore, educated in Russia, spying on America. You just cant make this stuff up.]
In the individual. 8>)
This guy only needs to identify as transgender now!
He’s the perfect Democrat.
“What US law did this foreign national violate?”
From the article:
” ... acting on behalf of a foreign agent without notifying the attorney general. He has also been charged with conspiracy to act on behalf of a foreign agent.”
Sounds like a novel.
and when the Communist Party was illegal in the US, a large number of American Communists moved to Mexico City and their community exists there even today. As I recall a large number who moved to Mexico City lived on Long island, NY.
Serious question. Do Russians have travel.restrictions like the old days?
I wonder if you are a Mexican working for Toyota in US should you notify the attorney general?
No. They might try to restrict exit for people with some forms of security clearances but I don’t know a single situation when someone sued them and a judge didn’t order migration authorities to issue a passport. It is a 100% winnable case.
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