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  • Archbold van Beuren (1905 - 1974)
    • only child • a founder and chairman of Cue magazine ~ Cue often ran deficits see : aka Archbold van Beuren and Margaret Z. van Beuren v. Commissioner. United States Tax Court. Filed O...
  • Otto Katz (1895 - 1952)
    Communist, agent, spy, theater man, Jew, and many others.
  • Judith Socolov (1921 - 2011)
    Judith Coplon Socolov (May 17, 1921 – February 26, 2011)[1] was an alleged KGB spy whose trials, convictions and successful appeals had a profound influence on espionage prosecutions during th...
  • Wilhelmus Lampman (1751 - 1781)
    September 9, 1780, a certificate by Justice Samuel Van Vechten of Albany NY lists "Elizabeth wife of Wilheim, as among those ordered out of the State or to some in the possession of the British. Ma...
  • Frank Carlucci, U.S. Secretary of Defense (1930 - d.)
    Frank Charles Carlucci III (born October 18, 1930) served as the United States Secretary of Defense from 1987 to 1989 in the administration of President Ronald Reagan. Prior to that, Carlucci served ...

For fictional spies, see Spy fiction‎.

Spies or secrect agents are individuals who obtain information that is considered secret or confidential without the permission of the holder of the information. The act of spying, or espionage, is inherently clandestine, as it is taken for granted that it is unwelcome and, in many cases, illegal and punishable by law. It is a subset of intelligence gathering - which otherwise may be conducted from public sources and using perfectly legal and ethical means.

Notable spies

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