Harold Nicholson, Ex-CIA Spy, Gets 8 More Years

PORTLAND, Ore. — One of the highest-ranking CIA officers ever convicted of espionage will spend eight more years in prison after pleading guilty to betraying his country a second time.U.S. District Court Judge Anna J. Brown sentenced H…

PORTLAND, Ore. — One of the highest-ranking CIA officers ever convicted of espionage will spend eight more years in prison after pleading guilty to betraying his country a second time.

U.S. District Court Judge Anna J. Brown sentenced Harold “Jim” Nicholson on Tuesday in Portland federal court on charges of conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Five other charges were dropped as part of the plea deal.

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