Russian Man Gets 14 Years in Jail for Job Cover Letter

September 21, 2015 12:34 PM

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A radio engineer who once worked for the Russian military intelligence has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for sending a job cover letter to a Swedish company.

Gennady Kravtsov worked for Russia's GRU from 1990 to 2005 as a radio engineer in satellite intelligence. For five years after he quit, he was barred from taking certain security jobs because of the sensitive nature of the work. When that period was up, he sent an employment cover letter to a Swedis...

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