Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Sentencing set for EPA official who didn’t work, claimed he was a spy for CIA

John Beale, a senior policy adviser for the EPA, got out of work for 10 years by telling his boss that he was a spy for the CIA. Well, he wasn’t a spy for the CIA and now he’s in a lot of hot water.

Plamegate: The Spy Story of Valerie Plame

A war of words over words of war exposes the identity of covert operative Valerie Plame.

Today in Crime History: Israeli-American Spy Jonathan Jay Pollard is Born

On August 7, 1954, spy Jonathan Jay Pollard was born in Galveston, Texas. In 1987, Pollard was sentenced to life in prison for passing classified information to Israel while working in US civilian intelligence.