The German accused of being a double agent and spying for Russia had access to intelligence information from other countries

One is the headquarters of the German Intelligence Service (AP).

A discovery An alleged double agent, The suspicion of working for Russia within the German secret services was described as “extremely worrying” by the German vice chancellor, while a German media outlet pointed out. Access to Allied information.

outlet, citing sources from the security services in Berlin Pay attention online Friday said the double agent discovered was a command The BND’s top-secret technical intelligence services abroad.

This German online media claims that within the framework of these activities, he had access to all information from the BND’s secret services of western allies.

This includes information from other Secret Service wiretaps, esp NSA American and the GCHQ British.

Headquarters of the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) (REUTERS / Axel Schmidt)
Headquarters of the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) (REUTERS / Axel Schmidt)

The Karlsruhe public prosecutor’s office announced Thursday that the German citizen had been arrested a day earlier Carsten L.An agent of the Federal Intelligence Services (BND), suspected “High Treason” For passing sensitive information to Russia.

German television questioned RTL Y NTVGerman Economy Minister and Vice Chancellor Robert Habeck described the case as “particularly worrying” amid the Russian military offensive in Ukraine that began on February 24.

The Minister of Justice, Marco Buschman, took to Twitter to think that this case shows “The extent to which vigilance is necessary.”

The double agent “handed over information gathered in the course of his work to the Russian intelligence service in 2022,” the lawsuit alleges.

“Any details made public in this case represent an advantage to this enemy, with the intention of harming Germany,” BND chief Bruno Call warned on Thursday.

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(With information from AFP)

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