December 16th, 2013
09:02 PM ET

Report: Missing American Robert Levinson worked for CIA

The family of a man who was kidnapped in Iran nearly seven years ago is now demanding a meeting with the FBI, saying the U.S. government has 'abandoned' him.

Last week, several major news outlets reported that Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent, who went missing in March of 2007 was actually working undercover for the CIA.

According to the reports, the FBI, the State Department and even the White House knew of Levinson's CIA connection, but continued to say he was a civilian at the time of his disappearance.

Levinson's family last heard from him in 2010 in the form of a 'proof of life' video and now, they're demanding to know why more hasn't been done to bring him home.

CNN's Jim Sciutto has more.

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