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Freddie Scappaticci

Freddie Scappaticci


In the early 1970s, the IRA adopted a cellular structure. The overlap between cells was kept to a bare minimum, thereby limiting the damage a British agent could inflict if he infiltrated one compartment. One of London’s spies in the IRA, the recently deceased Freddie Scappaticci, managed to breach the new arrangement. He was run... Read more »

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