New Alliances

David Copperfield Has a New Assistant: the KGB

When magician DAVID COPPERFIELD found himself in a bind he couldn't escape, he got some real masters-of-the-universe help from former CIA and KGB insiders. After a Dec. 12 performance in Moscow, Copperfield had his seven trucks and all his equipment seized by the Russian promoters, who claimed he owed them money. The State Department was unable to help, and after three weeks without his trucks, a desperate Copperfield turned to IGI, a security agency populated with former CIA and FBI insiders. The ex-spooks reached out to the KGB vets they had spied on in the past. "In Russia, they are the...

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