“Red Head” (“Redhead”), titrated by The New York Post, which published a front page photo of a woman named Anna Chapman, arrested Sunday evening along with nine other people in a vast operation against a suspected spy networks in Russia’s benefit.
As an unpleasant reminder of the Cold War, the newspaper made a link between the hair color of the alleged russian spy and the former Soviet Union flag.
The FBI complaint, she is alleged to provide information to a Russian official with whom she communicated in recent months, online using laptops every Wednesday, from a library in the West Village, on a secret website.
The young woman appeared Monday afternoon before a federal court in Manhattan, where Judge James Cotta ordered to maintain her in prison.Dresse in jeans and in a white shirt, talking in whispers for several minutes with a lawyer, Anna Chapman was taken back into custody, with his handcuffed hands, along with the other four defendants.The russian woman settled in New York in February, arriving from Moscow, after a divorce, notes New York Post and a Russian information site, lifenews.ru.
In an interview posted on the website YouTube, “Anya” Chapman says he wants to create a network of recruitment of young professionals in the two cities of the world Moscow and New York, where are the most talented people.
In the video, which is part of a series entitled “Education Online start-ups, she says that she lived many years in London, working there for an investment company. In Moscow,she created a real estate search site.
In New York, she started a business, “Time Venture”, specialized in” technology, Internet, media and leisure. ”International development strategies of start-ups,” she states.
In the process, its value to society was estimated to “approximately two million dollars.”
Attorney Robert Baum tried to convince the judge that she is innocence.
“You say that this network is monitored for several decades, but my client has never put his foot in the United States before 2005 and lived here only a few months with a visa that was raised last Saturday,” he said.
“The only people she was calling from her mobile phone were her parents and when a fake passport was sent to her, she immediately went to the police and she was arrested,” said the lawyer.
The judge found that, after reading the FBI complaint, “it was unlikely to be entirely innocent” and refused the defense request.
On its network on Facebook, Anna Chapman writes: “If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it. “11