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FBI Releases Video On Russian Spy Ring


WATCH: The surveillance tapes released on October 31 show members of a ring of alleged Russian sleeper spies, including spy-turned-celebrity Anna Chapman, apparently exchanging information and money. The footage was shot during a decade-long counterintelligence probe that ended in the biggest spy swap since the Cold War. (AP video)

The FBI has released video showing members of an alleged former Russian spy ring apparently secretly exchanging information and money.

The recordings are among documents released from an FBI surveillance operation.

The 10 deep-cover agents were freed in a spy swap in July 2010. They had spent years in the United States, but there is no evidence they obtained any sensitive information.

According to the FBI, one recording shows former real estate agent Anna Chapman shopping at a New York department store, while transmitting coded messages to a nearby Russian government official over a wireless network.

compiled from agency reports
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