Germany spy arrested on suspicion of spying for NSA


A 31 year old employee of BND, the German foreign intelligence agency, has been arrested on suspicion of espionage on behalf of the NSA.

The Federal Prosecutor's office is not providing much information at this point, but the BND spy is said to have admitted to spying a lower house of parliament (Bundestag) committee charged with investigating NSA surveillance of German citizens.

German intelligence employee arrested on suspicion of spying for US on Bundestag NSA committee [Deutsche Welle]

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  1. Charged with espionage on behalf of the NSA. Does this imply that Germany's prosecutorial service is identifying the USA as a hostile power? What do the diplomats have to say about that?

  2. Germany Spy, second cousin of Florida Man. Their family reunions are CRAZY!

  3. Or putting the horse back in front of the cart, would the USA deciding to spy on Germany imply that it is the USA that is identifying Germany as a hostile power? What do the diplomats have to say about that? smile

  4. What is it about that acronym BND that makes me think of severe German punishment?

  5. m_a_t says:

    Hmmmm. Tell me about your childhood, BouNDegar...

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