ESPIONAGE: Oversexed and Underpaid

ESPIONAGE: Oversexed and Underpaid

It took almost seven years and three trials, but in Los Angeles last week, , Richard Miller, 54, was sentenced to 20 years in prison, thus becoming the only FBI agent ever convicted of spying.

But this is a thriller that owes more to Peter Sellers than to John le Carre. In 1984, when the bumbling 250-lb. Miller was arrested after having an affair with a Soviet agent and giving her a handbook on U.S. counterintelligence techniques, the FBI was shocked. It shouldn't have been. On a $50,000 salary, Miller was attempting to support a wife, eight children, a Los Angeles...

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