The FBI and Dutch officials say these four Russian military intelligence operatives loaded this little car full of electronic equipment.
Their alleged mission: to hack the Dutch lab testing for the nerve agent
used to target a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain a month earlier,
an attack blamed on Russia.
Investigators stopping the men outside that lab
before they could destroy their equipment.
The suspects, who had diplomatic passports, were then expelled.
The Russians got caught with their equipment, people who were doing it,
and they have got to pay the piper.
Those men among seven Russian intelligence officers indicted in federal court today
as part of a global crackdown on Russian cyber warfare that is aimed, US officials say,
at damaging the West.
pay the piper