Full Name: Aldrich Ames
Profession: Soviet Union Spy
Why Famous: Convicted of espionage against his country in 1994, he is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. He was formerly a CIA counterintelligence officer and analyst who committed espionage against his country by spying for the Soviet Union and Russia. It is believed that he compromised the second-largest number of CIA agents in U.S. history.
- 1994-04-28 Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer & wife Rosario plead guilty to spying