German spy agency staffer spied for NSA during gov probe into NSA spying

    Date07 Jul 2014
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    A German intelligence agency staffer has been arrested after allegedly being caught spying on behalf on the US, according to reports by German newspapers. The country's Federal Prosecutor's office has confirmed that a man had been arrested on suspicion of being a foreign spy, but gave no further details. According to reports in Germany's Spiegel magazine and Bild newspaper, which cited "security sources", the man allegedly gave the NSA information on a German Parliamentary inquiry into spying by the NSA.
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