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Ex-State Dept employee indicted on Cuba spy charge

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The United States has indicted a former State Department employee now living in Sweden with conspiracy to commit espionage for Cuba, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

In a statement, justice officials said that Marta Rita Velazquez, 55, allegedly helped to "spot, assess and recruit US citizens" in sensitive national security positions to serve as Cuban intelligence agents.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/ex-state-dept-employee-indicted-cuba-spy-charge