Robert Hanssen

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Robert Hanssen
Hanssen in 2001
BornRobert Philip Hanssen
(1944-04-18) April 18, 1944 (age 75)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Alias(es)Ramon Garcia, Jim Baker, G. Robertson, Graysuit, "B"
Allegiance Soviet Union  Russia
Charge(s)Template:Uscsub and Template:Uscsub2 (Espionage Act)
PenaltyLife imprisonment (without parole)
StatusIncarcerated at ADX Florence
OccupationFormer FBI agent and spy for the Soviet Union and later the Russian Federation
SpouseBernadette "Bonnie" Wauck Hanssen
ParentsHoward Hanssen (father)
Vivian Hanssen (mother)

Robert Philip Hanssen (born April 18, 1944) is a former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent.

He spied for Soviet and Russian intelligence services against the United States from 1979 to 2001. His espionage was called by the Department of Justice as "possibly the worst intelligence disaster in U.S. history."[1]

He is serving a 15 consecutive life sentences at ADX Florence, a federal supermax prison near Florence, Colorado.

References[change | change source]

  1. A Review of FBI Security Programs (Webster Report) (March 2002). Commission for Review of FBI Security Programs, United States Department of Justice.