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BND informant allegedly also spied for China

First for the Federal Intelligence Service (BND), later for the Chinese secret service – Klaus L. obviously knows a lot about espionage. The Federal Prosecutor’s Office has now brought charges against the political scientist Klaus L. on the charge of acting as an agent for China. He was arrested on Monday, the authorities confirmed in Karlsruhe on Tuesday. Specifically, they accuse him of having passed on information to a Chinese secret service before and after state visits and summit meetings. ARD was the first to report on the matter. According to their information, Klaus L. was an employee of the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation, which is close to the CSU, and at the same time an informant of the BND for decades.

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