Espionage Threat in Brazil: Foreign Spy Expelled

April 30, 2024


The Espionage Threat in Brazil is underscored by the Brazilian Intelligence Agency’s (Abin) recent discovery of a Russian spy operating within the Russian embassy in Brasília. The spy, Sergei Alexandrovitch Chumilov, posed as a diplomatic corps member while actively recruiting Brazilians as informants for Russian intelligence services. After Abin compromised his identity, Chumilov left Brazil. It’s believed Brazil requested his departure through discreet diplomatic channels to minimize public embarrassment. Neither Abin nor the Russian embassy has provided official comments.

Source: Folha de S.Paulo News


This incident spotlights the ongoing Espionage Threat in Brazil, particularly from Russian intelligence operations targeting the country. This case aligns with the recent arrests of other alleged Russian spies, like Sergei Tcherkasov, indicating a recurring pattern. The discreet handling of Chumilov’s departure reveals the delicate nature of such incidents and the desire to avoid escalating diplomatic tensions.



iCognative™ technology analyzes brainwave responses to specific stimuli. In espionage contexts, these stimuli could include images, names, or details related to spy operations. A suspect’s recognition of this information triggers a unique brainwave pattern (known as the P300 response). This offers several potential benefits:

Abin’s success demonstrates the power of traditional methods. However, iCognative™ offers a potentially groundbreaking tool. By identifying hidden connections and assessing truthfulness, it could significantly improve future investigations into espionage networks.

Source: Brainwave Science