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Mexican, recognized as a Russian agent, was sentenced in the United States


Statue of the goddess of justice Themis. File photoWASHINGTON, Jun 22 A Mexican citizen who admitted to working for Russian authorities in the United States has been sentenced to four years in prison, the US Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes, 36, in February this pleaded guilty to failing to notify the US Department of Justice of his activities as an “agent of the Russian government.” He was threatened with a prison term of up to ten years. Florida, he was sentenced to 4 years and one day in prison. After the end of his prison term, Fuentes will be deported to Mexico. As previously reported in connection with the Fuentes case, a Russian official allegedly recruited him in 2019 and instructed him to first rent a property in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and then find the car of an unnamed American , get her number and take a picture. Fuentes, who previously lived in Singapore and visited Russia more than once, was arrested in 2021.

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