Former U.S. Home of Russian Spies on the Market
- Apr. 14 2013 00:00
- Last edited 20:11
The suburban home boasts four bedrooms, an updated kitchen, and the chance to own a slice of Russian spy history.
The U.S. Marshals Service is selling a New Jersey home whose previous owners were arrested in 2010 by the FBI and accused of being members of a Russian spy ring.
Authorities said the former occupants went by the aliases Richard and Cynthia Murphy and led what appeared to be a banal suburban life. Lawyers for the couple said the man was a stay-at-home father to two daughters and his wife worked for a New York accounting firm and made $135,000 a year.
The couple, whose real names are Vladimir and Lydia Guryev, was part of a group of deep-cover Russian operatives who had been living in the U.S. for years.
The home has a $444,900 list price.