Sergei Tretyakov, a high-ranking Russian spy whose defection to the United States in 2000 was regarded as one of the most significant coups against the Russian government since the collapse of the Soviet Union, died June 13  at his home on Park Trace Blvd Osprey, Fla. The former Russian spy was 53 and news of his death was withheld at the request of his family pending an investigation into the cause of death (FBI investigating).
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"This man literally held the keys to a Russian intelligence gold mine," an unnamed FBI official was quoted as saying. Mr. Tretyakov was born into a spying family and rose through the ranks of Russian intelligence to become a colonel in the SVR, the successor to the Soviet KGB espionage agency.
At the time of his defection on Oct. 11, 2000, Mr. Tretyakov allegedly had been working as a double agent for the United States for three years while he was the SVR's second-in-command in New York. From 1995 to 2000, he oversaw all Russian covert operations in the city and had more than 60 intelligence officers under his command.
Many critics said Mr. Tretyakov exaggerated his persona as a good guy, but he never denied his role within the ruthless KGB/SVR intelligence agency, saying, "I'm not a Boy Scout." Newspaper accounts speculated that Mr. Tretyakov had taken part in outing FBI double agent Robert Hanssen in 2001 and in the recent arrests of Russian agents living deep undercover in the United States for more than a decade.
Sergei Tretyakov purchased the home on Park Trace Blvd Osprey, Fla in March of 2001 for cash. For his efforts, Mr. Tretyakov and his family were given U.S. citizenship, and he reportedly netted the highest amount ever paid to a U.S. intelligence source -- a fortune that was said to be in the millions of dollars, which he used to buy himself a Lexus SUV and his wife a Porsche, see surveillance photo above, both vehicles are parked in the driveway of Sergei Tretyakov's home on Park Trace Blvd Osprey, Fl.
Sergei Tretyakov was not some "good ole boy" living in a suburb of Sarasota Fl since March of 2001, RussianKGB/SVR Spy Sergei Tretyakov 'Helped Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq Steal Cash From UN in the oil-for-food programme' and buy weapons to use against the USA.
Sergei Tretyakov said his agents helped the Russian government steal nearly $500 million from the U.N.'s oil-for-food program in Iraq before the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003. He told The Associated Press he oversaw an operation that helped Hussein's regime manipulate the price of Iraqi oil sold under the program. In return, Russia skimmed profits.
Sergei Tretyakov and his KGB/SVR crew helped finace the Iraqi insurgency. In effect, Sergei Tretyakov helped finance Saddam Hussein's regime purchase weapons that members of the Ba'athists, the supporters of Saddam Hussein's former regime including army or intelligence officers whose ideology is a variant of Pan-Arabism, were using to kill US troops during the Iraqi insurgency.
Terrorists Benefit From Oil-for-Food Scam, NEW YORK —Thursday, September 23, 2004... Investigators into the Iraq Oil-for-Food scandal at the United Nations are exploring a chilling possibility, that the U.N. humanitarian program may have funded terrorists — including possibly Al Qaeda.
Juan Zarate, the assistant Treasury secretary in the newly formed Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, said the U.S. government is “very concerned” about what happened with the Iraq Oil-for-Food program that he said “provided [former Iraqi dictator] Saddam Hussein a vehicle … to do exactly what he wanted to do.” “The problem though is complicated,” Zarate said. “There’s a wide source of potential funding for groups who want to do us harm.”
One thing Saddam wanted to do was buy weapons to use against the United States, Zarate said. Selling arms to Saddam was illegal under U.N. sanctions in place after the first Gulf War ended in 1991 but Oil-for-Food, which began in late 1996, gave him the money — and the network to skirt the ban. Some of the money went to buy a missile system — specifically, a $174 million Russian anti-aircraft missile system that could shoot down American and British pilots then patrolling Iraqi "no fly" zones, more from this source...
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