Washington: Daniel Greene, An FBI translator, ended up marrying a German member of the ISIS fighter she was spying on, living in Syria.
Daniela Greene, who was working with FBI, had a “top secret” security clearance. She supposedly lied to her colleagues before leaving to get married in June 2014, saying she was going to pay a short visit to her parents for a few weeks in Germany, according to the documents submitted in court on Tuesday.
Daniel then took off to Turkey, crossed the border to marry Denis Cuspert. According to CNN, the ISIS fighter’s name is not identified in documents, but he is known as Denis Cuspert, an ex German rapper who is also known as Deso Dogg.
US State Department declared Denis Cuspert, as an ISIS recruiter focusing on German speakers, finding him in ISIS videos holding severed head of an ISIS opponent, as a terrorist in 2015.
Though the officials have no clue of how did the two communicated, a Court Testimony suspects that the two may have communicated through a private Skype account she didn’t report about to her officials. Cuspert is also known Abu Talha al-Almani.
Greene, born in Czechoslovakia was married to a US soldier and began working with the FBI in 2011.
She disappeared mysteriously in June 2014.
According to court documents recently unsealed, Greene Immediately after her arrival in Syria she married Cuspert, on June 27, 2014.
Greene, now 38,soon after marriage, was regretting her decision .
In a mail to her friend in July 2014, from her then location in ISIS territory, she says, “I really made a mess of things this time”.
“I don’t know how long I will last here, but it doesn’t matter, it’s all a little too late,” she said in a subsequent email. In another, she said she recognized she could be imprisoned for years if she returned.
She escaped from Syria in August and was arrested when she returned to US according to the Court Documents, though her escape from the ISIS Territory is not known.
She immediately confessed and began cooperating with US prosecutors. Her cooperation “was significant, long-running and substantial,” said an investigator, supporting a lenient sentence.
She was released last year after serving her 24 months prison sentence, for pleading guilty of “making false statements involving international terrorism” to the FBI when she lied about her travel plans, as reported in NDTV.