June 5, 2009 3:47 PM

Ex State Department official, wife charged as Cuban spies

A former State Department official and his wife have been arrested on charges of serving as spies for the Cuban government for nearly 30 years, the Justice Department said Friday. Justice officials said the couple, both Washington, D.C., residents, were arrested Thursday by the FBI and made their initial appearances Friday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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