Virginia spy suspects remain in custody

ALEXANDRIA, VA The defendants known as Michael Zottoli, Patricia Mills and Mikhail Semenko appeared briefly Friday in federal court in Alexandria. Magistrate Judge Theresa Buchanan set a preliminary hearing for Wednesday for all three defendants.

In a court filing ahead of Friday's hearing, prosecutors said Zottoli and Mills have admitted they are Russian citizens living in the U.S. under false identities. They said their real names are Mikhail Kutzik and Natalia Pereverzeva.

The three are among 11 suspects arrested this week.

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