TIL of Robert Hanssen. A former FBI double agent. Tasked with finding a mole within the FBI. He spied for Soviet/Russian intelligence services from 1976 to 2001. by whatilearned January 19, 2022, 7:11 pm Read more: https://wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hanssen What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote agentdoubleFBIFindingHanssenIntelligencemolerobertServicesSovietRussianSpiedtaskedTILToday I learned See more Previous article Text on the side of every Monster Energy Zero Ultra can Next article My basement is a lying son of a bitch 13 Comments Leave a Reply The classic mole tasked with finding themselves shtick Log in to Reply The movie *Breach* (2007) is about how Hanssen was caught. It’s very good. Log in to Reply I worked with and knew one of his relatives, she never talked about him, it was extremely shameful for the family. Log in to Reply Seriously? https://www.reddit.com/r/Damnthatsinteresting/comments/s7rml0/this_is_fbi_agent_robert_hanssen_he_was_tasked_to/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf Log in to Reply Well, he did find the mole. Log in to Reply What motivates someone to do this? Is it just the money or do they do it for the thrill? Or is it done for ideological reasons? Because at best you can disappear to the country who you are truly working for, but your life will never be normal again. Log in to Reply He pretended to be the perfect model citizen, and yet — he was committing treason at the highest level. Hansen is now locked up in the Florence Super-Max Prison with zero chance of ever betting let out again. He’s now been locked up for 20 years (age 77). Log in to Reply This is top of reddit atm. Why the repost so soon? [Edit: OP did reply. But he deleted it.](https://i.imgur.com/38qyvXT.png) Log in to Reply That Dick! Log in to Reply great movie Log in to Reply It’s like that episode where Rodger gets put in charge of the alien task force. Log in to Reply GOP: what, us collude with Russia? Pft, they’re not meddling in our affairs and haven’t been since the cold… (Checks notes, clears throat) 2001. Look, facts aren’t facts; I’m rubber, you’re glue! Log in to Reply I really recommend listening to this: https://pca.st/episode/4190ab47-3eb1-4965-ad77-7ab78578d63c Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.