The Russian Mata Hari

Anna Chapman was among the 11 Russian spies arrested yesterday by U.S. officials.  The young undercover agent lived a life typical of any hot, educated 28-year-old making it in the Big Apple.  Her body looks more like that of a Maxim model than a Russian super-spy and her cover is as American as apple pie.  Anna was no stranger to the exclusive New York cocktail circuit and was known to frequent lavish parties in the Hamptons. The well-trained Kremlin heartthrob had been sending sensitive information, via secret ‘Bond-like' exchanges, back to her homeland of Russia since January.  The New York Post has more on the exchanges: In one particularly slick spy exchange on St. Patrick's Day, Chapman pulled a laptop out of a tote bag in a bookstore at Warren and Greenwich streets in the West Village while her handler lurked outside, receiving her message on his own computer, the feds said. A similar exchange occurred at a Midtown coffee shop at 47th Street...(Read Full Post)