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"dak barsky" Discussed on Darknet Diaries
"I'd like to have a copy of my birth certificate encloses. The amount of ood was a fee attached to it and I mailed a letter and then I waited and I waited and I waited instead of taking the week or two weeks as we had thought after like five or six weeks. I decided I got to do something about it. I'm actually called the registrar's Office of the county and I sort of pretended to be angry. I yelled at them as as. Hey listen what happened to my birth certificate? You got my money so can I please have what I paid for the lady at the other end said okay? We'll take care of it and within a week's time I get a letter in. The Mail is addressed to Henry Man Randall and it was from California Zoo in. I collect as downstairs. I go to my room and in anticipation of this raid success. I opened the letter and pull this thing out and I was one of the biggest disappointments in my entire life. I mean a- drags only second to being dumped by my girlfriend. There was a bold red letters stamped across from bottom left to top right deceased. Oh Shit because you know immediately you understand. That here is a person who has send me a copy of my birth certificate but the person died something is wrong so you know. I packed up. I left Montreal in a went on the rest of my trip. Go from town to town until I wound up Windsor and later on I found out that actually law enforcement was on my tail but they never really caught up with made the FBI. The debriefing process. They showed me a police. Sketch of me. Wow that was taken based on the folks who were running the hotel giving them a description of what I looked like that. Coin Certainly. I was off the market for an undercover career. How did you become Jack Barsky? Ed realized this in the book is quite the Saga but how did you become Jack Barsky? Who was this person because it's easier for us to say? Oh it's the person you're talking to you now but that wasn't always the case. Well after this failure to acquire the certificate of Mr Van. Randall the Soviets sent me back to Berlin for awhile with the instructions to learn Portuguese idea that somehow Brazil was in the picture but after about six months. I got a call from my handlers Listen pack bags OCTA Moscow. We got a birth certificate for you. Some diplomatic and Washington DC was wandering around in cemeteries and he found the gravestone that was engraved with the name of Jack. Barsky born in one thousand nine hundred forty four passed away in nineteen fifty four. He posed as the father of the deceased. I acquired a certificate and would that actually was able to get a copy of the original bread certificate and send it to Moscow and it was added to me and that's how it became Jack Barsky then was caught by sixty minutes. And before you know it you know I now have a brand named it says Jack Barsky and continue to function in the way functioning now as an author a public speaker and all that I can't get out of it. Tell us about your arrival in the United States. Now you're finally ready for Primetime. The Russians didn't have anybody in Chicago so they couldn't prepare me for what to look out for Chicago in what areas to avoid so when I arrived late in the evening and when I got through customs of fresh things I need a place to sleep so I look up the pages look up the I called him up a matter of Asian. I got an cap and I said well this address in the cab driver looked at me funny and I had no idea why you looking at me. Funny when we get there. I had an inkling because it was a rundown place and the people who were not of the same Colorado is I was so boldly into the hotel and then I got an idea that this may not be the place where I wanna be because the receptionist was protected by a wall of Plexiglas. But I have to funny way. This is probably a guy thing we don't like to turn around. We don't like to make you fi- walk out of the after I've maker reservation. I don't know maybe I tip my hand. Maybe somebody figures out. Something's wrong with this guy so I went through with this. I stated that hotel but I ran out of the next morning. After I managed to destroy passport I traveled under an pulled out the American birth certificate from a secret compartment at that point I was Dak Barsky and then I checked into hotel further uptown. That was a lot more amenable lot safer under the name. Jack Barsky and that's how my life in the United States as tech Barsky began. He had had his incredible. I know that you've got scammed looking for that apartment. You said. He learned a valuable lesson about capitalism. If it sounds too good to be true it probably is. I want to know is it not also applicable to communism in fact to me sounds like the motto for Communism? It's too good to be true. So it's not true. Under communism opportunities to be taken for a fool you were taken for full as far as your entire way of life was concerned but there weren't any shady operators. That could come up to you and sell you something. That was so special. Not As many there were some. What were some of the initial differences you saw between living and capitalism in New York versus under communism to be honest anything that would be more of a WHO who I missed was friends not so much family friends Mike German wife but as far as way of life there was nothing to miss. I didn't even miss. Being a chemistry. Professor is one Word Supermarket. The variety of food. That you could bet there was astounding. Now you got a job as a bike messenger and you're making deliveries all over the city. You once made a delivery from Russian tea room to Dustin Hoffman. Does doesn't often know that he came face to face with KGB spy course not by the way he was not highly regarded by us. He didn't tip was very cheap. That's incredible that's so funny. Dustin Hoffman multimillionaire. Doesn't tip got his food delivered by the KGB. In you get married in nineteen eighty actually and you have a kid with girl. Linda disaster. Not 'cause you just ridiculous. Amounts of stress nowadays can say with some confidence that I had manufactured a dual personality to some degree. So every two years I would go back and spend time with Lyndon at that point my son. It was great to be home with great to meet. My wife is still loved very much. My son have German food. Drink a lot of good beer. So this is what happened when I went back to the United States. Let's say I would touch down in Washington. Dc or on? Boston a get off the plane I he American English will be home because I already had the start of good life. I started a career as a program on that work for Metlife. I love my team. I loved what I was doing a become so accustomed to the American way of life. Tell us about the process of Americanization. He started working at metlife. You make friends with this guy. Patrick Year Insurance Job essentially starts to change your ideology. Can you walk us through that how that happened as I'd say? The book is one of the most evil entities that of capitalism to us as we were told in. East Germany in those days. What the insurance companies these worlds of. Capitals Evil Greedy Money Hoarders and people who exploit others. I got my first job in an insurance company. I liked the work. I mean programming for the first time in many years migraine got engaged again and then I met so many smart people and they were all really good people. They became friends. They didn't pay that. Well but they treated you really well. The Untold Compact was. When you find employment there you have a job for life now. You started to feel at some point like spying was actually getting in the way of your job which I thought was funny. My focus shifted towards doing a good job for mid life rather than the KGB and it became a nuisance the communication as well as surveillance detection. All this kind of stuff takes phenomenal amount of time. So what we're doing you talking back and forth the information that I just give you for me to actually hand that amount of information to the Russians. I would have had to write it down. Take a picture. Put an undeveloped film into a container ask for a debt drop operation. Make sure that I'm not being followed. Drop thing some place you the whole operation. End-to-end would take a week to and with all kinds of activity in between self funny. You're just sitting there doing insurance thing programming. Something that he thought would be a aside cover and now they're saying. Hey we need a full report into thinking these guys. What a pain. It's so funny they're communicating with you. On the shortwave. By the way they're communicating with you. On the shortwave radio. How is it done? What are they saying? Because they're obviously not saying. Hey come in Jack. Barsky spy for the Soviet Union. What are you listening for on this radio? I.