DW: Suspected Russian spy arrested in German intelligence agency
An employee of the German intelligence agency the BND has been arrested after being suspected of sending classified information to Russia.
Federal prosecutors on Wednesday arrested an employee of Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, the BND, on suspicion of treason after an internal BND investigation revealed that he had allegedly been leaking classified information to Russia.
Prosecutors said that the suspect was a German national named Carsten L., and that his home and workplace, and that of one other person, had been searched.
In a statement released on Thursday afternoon, the BND said that the employee had been placed in custody and that searches at two BND offices had been carried out.
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Suspected Russian Spy Arrested By German Intelligence
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