Three spies riddle

three spies riddle

Three spies riddle

Can you solve this mystery riddle?

three spies

Three spies, suspected of being double agents, speak as follows when questioned:

Alex: ”Matt is a mole.”
Matt: ”Nick is a mole.”
Nick: ”Matt is lying.”

Assuming that moles lie, other agents tell the truth, and there is only one mole among the three, who is the mole?

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ANSWER

Matt is the mole. Both Alex and Nick are telling the truth.

When Alex said, ”Matt is a mole” he was telling the truth, and giving the correct answer.

When Matt said, ”Nick is a mole” he was lying, as he himself is a lying mole.

When Nick responded, ”Matt is lying” he was telling the truth and also affirming that Matt was lying.

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