undercover agent

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Noun1.undercover agent - (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitorsundercover agent - (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
counterspy, mole - a spy who works against enemy espionage
double agent - a spy who works for two mutually antagonistic countries
espionage agent - someone employed to spy on another country or business competitor
foreign agent - a spy for a foreign country
infiltrator - someone who takes up a position surreptitiously for the purpose of espionage
intelligence agent, intelligence officer, operative, secret agent - a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
sleeper - a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal
tajni agent
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A short time later, Moon and Jose Garcia arrived and Jose Garcia handed the balance of the money, $12,000, to the undercover agent, records show.
FBI has also confirmed that Jameson planned the attack with one of their undercover agents who the suspect thought was a high ranking member of a terror group, (http://www.
The dealer put his trust in him and did not know he was an undercover agent.
The police team who accompanied the undercover agent arrested him while he was receiving the money.
The undercover agent met on various occasions with the men in Bangkok from April 2014 to January 2015, Doherty said.
Police arrested the Arab suspect while he was handing over the coins to the undercover agent.
Just weeks before, the Drug Enforcement Administration stoked controversy after disclosures that an undercover agent had created a fake Facebook page from the photos of a young woman in Watertown, New York -- without her knowledge -- to lure drug suspects.
The sting operation involving undercover agents and wire taps offered more evidence theCalabria-based 'Ndranghetahad overtaken its Sicilian cousin, the Cosa Nostra, and was trying to make inroads in theUnited Statesby forging ties with one of the traditional New York mob families, the Gambinos.
AN alleged dissident IRA man yesterday claimed he had been "entrapped" by British undercover agents.
Valley of the Wolves - Palestine" is about a Turkish undercover agent who sets out to hunt down Israelis responsible for the killing of nine activists who died in the real-life attack in May.
The American Ambassador to Bulgaria, James Warlick, says the Tuesday release from jail to house arrest of former undercover agent and controversial businessman, Aleksei Petrov, was a surprise.
The former undercover agent, who declined to be named for security reasons, said there are 40,000 Iranian spies in the Arab Gulf states, 3,000 of them in Kuwait alone.