Neighbors Thought They Were A Typical American Family – But Then The FBI Raided Their Home

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In fact, even the house on Marquette Street was really owned by Moscow. One neighbor, a retired civil servant, told The Daily Telegraph, “I noticed an accent but the children were so fair I thought she was Scandinavian… The overriding feeling is how sad it is for their girls and concern about what’s going to happen to them.”

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And in an apparent throwback to the glacial days of the Cold War the Murphys, or the Guryevs, were not the only Russian spies arrested in this roundup. In fact, eight other Russians who had been living in America in deep cover were arrested that day in an operation dubbed the Illegals Program by the U.S. Department of Justice.

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