Nada Nadim Prouty arrived in the United States in 1989 as Lebanese student when she was 21-year-old. By 1999, she had landed a job with the FBI. A former CIA officer of Syrian-Lebanese origin, Nada Nadim Prouty was recruited into the CIA from the FBI in 2003. She pleaded guilty to unofficial utilize of an FBI computer and naturalization fraud in 2007. Nada Nadim Prouty confessed naturalization fraud that she committed, to get U.S. citizenship; she paid a man to marry her when she was 19. Nada Nadim Prouty admitted that the FBI and the CIA were defrauded by Prouty, when they hired her. About the terrorist organization Hezbollah, she looked up information without having authority to do work on Hezbollah cases. When the investigation against her began, she voluntarily waived the 10-year statute of limitations on immigration fraud.
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At the time of her investigation, U.S. officials said, “There was no evidence that Nada Nadim Prouty passed secrets to Hezbollah or to other groups the United States considers terrorist.” A Justice Department press release did not say what Prouty discovered about Hezbollah, but it did narrate that Talal Khalil Chahine, her brother-in-law, was a fugitive believed to be in Lebanon presently. Chahine and his wife were charged in 2006, "in link with a system to hide more than $20 million in cash received by La Shish restaurants" and way the finances to Lebanon. Prouty's sister was serving 18 months in federal prison, at that time. “Prouty herself will serve a maximum of nine months,” according to sentencing guidelines. Prouty forfeited her residency and resigned from her CIA job as part of her plea agreement in 2007. She claimed that she pled guilty to the computer charge to end the case, and was given no jail time in exchange for her plea, in an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes in 2010.