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Robert Hansen, the most dangerous US spy in the entire history of the Cold War, was found dead in his cell


On Monday, the US authorities reported a death in prison Robert Philip Hansena Factor from the FBI (FBI) for decades Selling information to the Soviet Union Then to Russia in exchange for payments of $1.4 million in cash and diamonds. He was arrested in 2001 and sentenced to life imprisonment.

On Monday, June 5, 2023, at approximately 6:55 a.m., prisoner Robert Hansen was Found unconscious in United States Prisons (USP) Florence ADMAX in Florence, Colorado,” the Federal Bureau of Prisons reports, according to CNN.

“Staff immediately initiated procedures to save his life. They called for the assistance of emergency medical services and resuscitation work continued. Hansen was finally pronounced dead by emergency medical staff.”

Hansen was Prisoner since 2002 in Florence prisonAlcatraz is considered of the Rockies, after he pleads guilty 15 counts of espionage and conspiracy In exchange for withdrawing the death penalty petition.

He was one of the heads of the National Security Division of the FBI and He started working in Moscow in 1979. His shipments allowed dozens of spies working for Washington to be uncovered, and he executed some of them. It also sent information on technical operations for wiretapping, surveillance, and interception of communications and provided US response protocols in the event of a Soviet nuclear attack.

“I want to apologize, I’m ashamed,” Hansen told the court before hearing the verdict.

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