Spook

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Typejob
Interest of• Rupert Allason
• William Corson
• Executive Intelligence Review
• Ronald Kessler
• Powerbase
• David Teacher
Subpage(s)Spook/Premature deaths
Spook - Used on Wikispooks as a colloquial term for spy but with wider connotations encompassing people whose primary occupation may be in any area of industry, commerce, politics, the media etc., but who also acts as an agent/informant of the secret intelligence services or the security services generally.
In the 21st century, spooks are increasingly heading through the revolving door to work for large companies, particularly in the financial and "private security" sectors.

Premature deaths

Full article: Spook/Premature deaths

Premature death is an occupational hazard of being a spook. Wikispooks currently has 45 such deaths listed.

 

Office Holders on Wikispooks

NameFromTo
Annie MachonAugust 1995October 1996
Annie MachonAugust 1993August 1995

 

Related Quotation

PageQuoteAuthorDate
Plausible deniability“Intelligence officers try very hard not to get their hands dirty.”Scott Noble7 July 2014

 

An official example

NameBornDied
Abu Hamza Rabia196030 November 2005


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