Foreign Spies Target U.S. Universities as FBI Seeks Campus Help

By Dan Golden - 2012-04-05T17:58:07Z

Photograph by U.S. Department of Justice via Bloomberg

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Lidiya Guryeva

Lidiya Guryeva, a Russian spy, pursued a master's degree in business at Columbia University under the name Cynthia Murphy. Russian intelligence instructed her to strengthen "ties w. Classmates on daily basis incl. Professors who can help in job search and who will have (or already have) access to secret info."

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