Fact-based story about a 90's espionage case that was chronicled as the worst case of espionage in us history aldrich ames was a middle class cia agent, whose problems with alcohol and see full summary . Aldrich hazen ames was arrested by the fbi in arlington, virginia on espionage charges on february 21, 1994 at the time of his arrest, ames was a 31-year veteran of the central intelligence . Aldrich hazen ames (/ eɪ m z / born may 26, 1941) is a former central intelligence agency (cia) officer turned kgb mole, who was convicted of espionage in 1994he is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole in the federal correctional institution in terre haute, indiana, united states.
Aldrich ames the following articles deal with the case of aldrich ames, a high-ranking cia employee - the chief of counter intelligence in eastern europe and the soviet union - who spied for the soviet union. Ames is a textbook case of an individual with multiple character weaknesses -- alcohol abuse, arrogance, grandiosity, impulsiveness. Jeanne vertefeuille is a quiet, gray-haired woman she is a far cry from the spy hunters portrayed in movies but appearances can be deceiving vertefeuille was part of the small team who toiled for eight years to reveal aldrich ames for what he truly was: a spy for moscow ames started at the .
While working in soviet counterintelligence for the cia, ames provided over 100 names of agents working undercover in the soviet union for this he was paid $25 million, allowing him to live a lifestyle that should have aroused suspicion of the cia, but somehow did not even though he wore a rolex . Aldrich hazen ames (born may 26, 1941) is a former central intelligence agency counter-intelligence officer and analyst who had spied for the soviet union from 1985 to 1994 when he was arrested. Ames was born in river falls, wisconsin, to carleton cecil ames and rachel ames (née aldrich)his father was a college lecturer at the wisconsin state college-river falls and his mother a high school english teacher.
View the profiles of people named aldrich ames join facebook to connect with aldrich ames and others you may know facebook gives people the power to. A former cia agent, aldrich ames turned against his country when he fell on hard times in the 1980s, ames passed information to the soviet union he may have gotten away with it, had. Aldrich hazen ames (born may 26, 1941) is a former american central intelligence agency (cia) operative and analyst turned kgb mole, who was convicted of espionage in 1994. Genealogy profile for aldrich ames share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love build your family tree online share photos and videos.
Title: the strange spy case of aldrich ames author: edward spannaus and jeffrey steinberg subject: from executive intelligence review, volume 21, number 11, march 11, 1994. Aldrich rick ames was desperate for money it was the mid-1980s, and the cia's senior counterintelligence officer in the soviet division had also grown disillusioned with his employer and the . Cia operative aldrich ames is arrested for selling secrets to the soviet union ames had access to the names and identities of all us spies in russia, and by becoming a double agent he was . An assessment of the aldrich h ames espionage case and its implications for us intelligence senate select committee on intelligence 01 november 1994.
One day in september 1993, four months after the fbi had begun its espionage investigation of aldrich h ames, the agents tracking him got their first chance to catch him in an act of spying . Aldrich hazen ames (born may 26, 1941) is a former central intelligence agency counterintelligence officer and analyst, who in 1994 was convicted of spying for the soviet union and russia so far as is known, ames compromised the second-largest number of cia assets—second only to those betrayed by . 112 tc no 20 united states tax court aldrich h ames, petitioner v commissioner of internal revenue, respondent docket no 14031-96 filed may 28, 1999.
The cold war ended but “rick” ames did not stop his work as a spy for either side the cia knew the well-read, extremely intelligent, russian-speaking. Famous dðœs an espionage sepies b 1941 aldrich hazen ames was arrested on charges of espionage in -1994 after working for the central intelligence. The cia had its computers and datebases, but like sachs at le carre's fictional circus, vertefeuille was its institutional memory on all things kgb.