The Illegals Program was a network of Russian sleeper agents under non-official cover. In 2010, the investigation by the FBI culminated with the arrest of ten agents. What followed was a prisoner exchange between Russia and the United States on July 9, 2010.
The Operation Ghost Stories was the investigation on the sleeper agents. Thanks to Congressman Mike Rogers, this documentary offers unprecedented access to the secret world of espionage.
The FBI began one of the largest counterintelligence investigations in history to neutralize the threat of the Russian sleeper agents. The documentary follows the lives of American men and women working as spies in the country.