undercover agent

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(military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors

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A second undercover agent arrived in a van containing 10 kilos of cocaine, keys were exchanged, and Palomares and Dennis Garcia drove away with van and drugs, records show.
Apart from this, reports in the Daily Mail also say that Jameson asked the undercover agents for a PVC pipe, ammunition, powder, assault rifles, and nails, among others as he was planning to set off explosives at the San Francisco pier "to funnel crowds to a certain area" where he could in all probability shoot at them.
I sent another policeman to pose as a friend of the undercover agent to witness the illicit transaction at the apartment.
There are all sorts of stories about undercover operations gone bad,'' said Jeff Silk, a longtime undercover agent and supervisor at the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Valley of the Wolves -- Palestine" is about a Turkish undercover agent who sets out to hunt down Israelis responsible for the killing of nine activists who died in the real-life attack in May.
The ex undercover agent, days after his detention, asked the US Embassy for protection of his rights, with Warlick declining an invitation to meet with him.
net that he started his job as an undercover agent for Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards two years before the Iran-Iraq war ended in 1988.
The indictment alleges that in February, Monsieur contacted an undercover agent seeking engines for the F-5 (EIF) fighter jet or the C-130 military transport aircraft for export to Iran.
John, a teacher from New Jersey, was arrested in Miami after making arrangements with an undercover agent to pay for sex with two 12-year-old girls in a foreign country.
McNab (a highly decorated British soldier) and Rigby (a writer for children's theater) have teamed up again in another thriller featuring the characters we met in Traitor: Fergus Watts, an undercover agent now under death threat by villains in the British special forces; and Fergus's grandson, 17-year-old Danny, trained to survive by Fergus; with Elena, Danny's girlfriend, a computer whiz whose skills are essential to their mission.
The raid came after a tip from an undercover agent posing as an al-Qaeda terrorist.
The least surprising news out of Washington year is that Karl Rove was one of the White House officials who tiled to discredit Ambassador Joseph Wilson by tolling a reporter that Wilson's wife was Valerie Plame, a CIA undercover agent who had suggested sending Wilson on a fact-finding mission regarding Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction.
As a new teen father, he begins to regret his choices and wants off the streets for the sake of his own son, and agrees to work as a "mole" for the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs in exchange for immunity from prosecution--yet when the undercover agent who gained his trust is in mortal peril, he returns to the streets in hope of engineering a rescue, triggering a chain of events that will cause him to meet his biological father at long last.
In the mid 1990s, Grant Bristow, the notorious co-founder of the Heritage Front, was exposed as an undercover agent of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS).
Court documents allege that the two mea negotiated a deal to buy missiles, night-vision goggles, grenade launchers, and guns from an undercover agent posing as an illegal arras dealer.