NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Anna Chapman, the woman dubbed the "femme fatale" of the alleged Russian spy ring busted by the FBI, is "embarrassed" by photos of her that have turned up in tabloids and news outlets, her lawyer said.
"She was embarrassed by some of the photos that were obviously taken from her Facebook pages," Attorney Robert Baum told The Associated Press.
Chapman is charged with conspiring to act as an unregistered agent of a foreign government, which carries a potential penalty of five years in prison.
She was the first of 10 spy suspects arrested a week ago in the United States to be denied bail.
Baum told The Associated Press that he showed Chapman, 28, some of the tabloid newspaper stories that branded the redhead as a "femme fatale" and featurefrom her , showing the smiling Russian enjoying Manhattan's nightlife scene, posing in front of the Statue of Liberty and mixing with businessmen at a conference.
"The truth is she probably no different than your typical single 28-year-old woman in New York City," Baum said. "She runs a successful business, goes out at night. She dates men, enjoys a social life."
Prosecutors have chargedwith following orders from Russian intelligence to become "Americanized" enough to infiltrate "policy-making circles" and feed information back to Moscow.
The FBI finally moved in to break up the ring because they believed one of the suspects - apparently Chapman, who was bound for Moscow, according to court papers - was going to leave the country.