Espionage

Ex-State Official, Wife Arrested

Does Robert Hanssen need cell mates? The FBI has arrested Walter Kendall Myers, 72, and his wife, Gwendolyn, on Thursday and charged them “with conspiracy to act as illegal agents of the Cuban government and to communicate classified information to the Cuban government,” according to CNN. Myers is a former State Department official, and the couple has allegedly worked as spies for Castro’s government for 30 years. According to the indictment, the couple met with Fidel Castro himself in 1995. According to the Associated Press, "The indictment says the two agreed to be spies in 1979 after meeting with a Cuban government official while they were living in South Dakota."