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US intelligence negotiating return of classified NSA documents

February 12, 2018

Via: The Hill

American intelligence officials have been conducting a top-secret operation to recover stolen National Security Agency (NSA) documents through meetings with Russian intermediaries, according to The Intercept.

Top members of the intelligence community have met over the past year with a group of Russians trying to sell back highly classified NSA documents obtained by Russian intelligence.

American and Russian intermediaries began meeting in Germany in early 2017. One Russian operator with connections to individuals in the country’s intelligence sphere with access to top-secret information told The Intercept he is seeking payment for the information.

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