National Intelligence Service (Peru)

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National Intelligence Service
Servicio de Inteligencia Nacional
Agency overview
Formed 1960
Dissolved 2000
Jurisdiction Government of Peru
Headquarters Lima, Peru
Agency executive Vladimiro Montesinos (1990 - 2000), Director
Parent agency Independent

The National Intelligence Service (Spanish: Servicio de Inteligencia Nacional or SIN) was an intelligence agency of the Government of Peru. The agency was disbanded by Alberto Fujimori after its de facto chief, Vladimiro Montesinos, was caught paying bribes to major political, military and media figures. Fujimori later pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the scandal.

A number of scandals surrounded SIN. SIN was widely believed to be behind a number of cases of kidnapping, torture, and murder.

It is believed that SIN was related to Grupo Colina.