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Robert Hanssen Found Dead in Colorado Prison

He was a convicted U.S. spy

Robert Hanssen, 79, an FBI agent-turned-Russian mole who is notorious as one of the most damaging spies in US history, has been found dead in prison. He was discovered unresponsive at a maximum-security facility in Florence, Colorado, on Monday morning.

Hanssen received more than $1.4 million in cash, diamonds and money paid into Russian accounts. Three hundred agents worked on his case.

He was sentenced in 2002 to life in prison for espionage.

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