CONFUSION AGENT – An agent whose job is to produce confusion by disseminating confounding information.
CONTRACT AGENT- These are the rogue agents, such as the mob, who the CIA get to do particular jobs on contract. Their connections can be denied.
AGENT OF INFLUENCE – These agents can be unwitting, under mind-control, or ideologically motivated to use their positions of influence to sway the minds of others. Examples of Agents of Influence are anchor men on T.V., journalists, labor leaders, TV commentators, academics quoted by the media, & some politicians.