Spying to Support a Life-Style

Security measures against espionage are often a joke

His father and uncle were former FBI agents, and when Christopher Boyce was investigated for security clearance, he came up clean. TRW, a major CIA contractor, hired the young man with the genius IQ, and Boyce went to work in the company's code room. Now serving a 40-year sentence for selling spy-satellite information to the U.S.S.R., Boyce, 32, told a Senate subcommittee last week that once he was granted top-secret clearance and saw how inefficient security procedures were, he "decided the intelligence community was a great, bumbling, bluffing deception."

Boyce, the real-life Falcon of the book and movie called The Falcon...

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