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When Russian spies lived on Seattle's Capitol Hill

Photo Courtesy of FBI Records
FBI Surveillance photo of Michael Zottoli (right) and Richard Murphy (left) at Columbus Circle, New York in 2004. Both were members of 'Operation Ghost Stories.' Michael and his wife Patricia Mills were stationed in Seattle in the early 2000s.

In the early 2000s ten Russian nationals were living normal lives in the United States. They went to school, got jobs, and tried to infiltrate the inner circles of U.S. policymakers and businesses to send information back to Russia.

One couple was living on Capitol Hill in Seattle. It's a story James Ross Gardner told in the November issue of Seattle Met Magazine. Bill Radke speaks with Gardner about that story. 

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