Today: Sunday, 10 December 2023 year

An intelligence officer suspected of working for Russia has been detained in Germany.

An intelligence officer suspected of working for Russia has been detained in Germany.

The German Prosecutor General’s Office confirmed the detention of an employee of the German Federal Intelligence Service (BND) on suspicion of cooperation with Russia.

“The federal prosecutor’s office … on December 21, detained a German citizen Carsten L. by the criminal police in Berlin … In 2022, he handed over information he received in the course of his professional activities to the Russian intelligence service. The content is a state secret,” the message says.


It was published on the website of the supervisory authority.

The apartment and workplace of the suspect, who until recently worked for the German Federal Intelligence Service, were searched.

Also, in connection with the ongoing investigation, a search was carried out at the home of another person involved, whose name was not released.