A former covert informant says he provided evidence to the FBI during President Obama's first term that Russia supports the Iranian nuclear program, even though billions of new US businesses have flowed into Moscow's uranium industry.
William Douglas Campbell told The Hill his evidence He added that Russia intercepts non-public copies of international inspection reports on Tehran's nuclear program and sends equipment, advice and supplies to a nuclear facility in Iran.
Campbell said Russia's nuclear executives are extremely worried that Moscow's continued support for Iran is booming as they gained billions of dollars on new nuclear fuel contracts in the United States.
"The people I worked with had been informed by Moscow to minimize the work of Moscow with Tehran," Campbell said. "Moscow supplied equipment, nuclear equipment, nuclear services to Iran, and Moscow, especially the Moscow leadership, was worried it would outweigh the strategy they had here in the United States if the United States had close relations between Moscow and Tehran would understand. "
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Records of Campbell's FBI debriefings show that he reported in 2010 A Russian nuclear leader used "the same type of payment network" to transfer funds between Russia and Iran between 1962 and 2014 as an undercover informant in the Russian state of Rosatom were employed-controlled nuclear giant while pretending to be a consultant. He helped the FBI imprison several Russian and US executives for bribery, kickbacks, money laundering and extortion.
He said he was concerned that the United States made favorable decisions to the Russian nuclear industry in 2010 and 2011 – clearing the way for Moscow, buying large US uranium deposits and securing billions in nuclear fuel contracts – even as he did Evidence reported Moscow's help to Iran.
"I have no feedback, they took the reports and the reports, I suppose, went to certain people charged with analyzing the reports, and that was the last thing I heard about them." 19659002: FBI Agents urged Campbell to press a top Russian nuclear executive on Iranian aid, with a list of detailed questions. The Russians became suspicious of Campbell's demands and released him from his advisory mission, he said
"He raised a red flag almost immediately and thank God I will be out of danger in a few weeks," he said.