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Suspicious spy: Possibility of deportation to Great Britain

Brandenburg / Havel / London (dpa) – A British man allegedly spying for Russia could be deported from Germany to Great Britain. The Brandenburg State Attorney’s Office announced that a deportation request had been received from British authorities against the man. Attorney General Mark Bohme said in Brandenburg / Havel on Friday that “the investigation into this request is ongoing.” Spiegel “previously reported on the request.

Officers from the Federal Criminal Police Office arrested the man on Aug. 10 Potsdam Was arrested on suspicion of being an agent. He works at the British, British Embassy Berlin And is said to have spied for Russia.

The federal prosecutor’s office alleges that the man provided documents for the money to the Russian Secret Service. He is said to have worked in the Foreign Secret Service since November 2020, and at least once sent him things he saw during his mission. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.

The trial judge of the federal court Carlsruhe Decided to remand the person. According to the British Home Office, joint investigations by German and British officials contributed to the arrest. After his arrest, the Foreign Office in Berlin insisted that spying on a close ally on German soil was unacceptable.

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