They’ve never had a traitor in the Secret Service
Although the FBI, CIA, and NSA have all been infiltrated by foreign spies, the Secret Service has never discovered a spy or traitor in its ranks. Find out which 13 celebrities you never knew had FBI files.
Agents are more than bodyguards
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In addition to tracking nearly 1,500 presidential death threats per year, the Secret Service also investigates credit fraud, financial crimes, identity theft, counterfeiting, and computer fraud. Check out these 14 secret code works you’re not meant to know.
They use quirky code names
The United States Secret Service uses code names for U.S. presidents, first ladies, and other prominent people and places. John and Jackie Kennedy were known as “Lancer” and “Lace”; Ronald and Nancy Reagan went by “Rawhide” and “Rainbow.” Agents call the Pentagon “Calico,” and refer to The White House as “Castle.” Here are more clever code names the Secret Service gave to U.S. presidents.