German spy charged with treason for passing secret documents to CIA and Russian intelligence

August 20, 2015 12:53 PM

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BERLIN – Prosecutors have charged a German spy with treason, breach of official secrecy and taking bribes for allegedly providing secret documents to both the CIA and Russia's intelligence agency.

Federal prosecutors say the 32-year-old man, identified only as Markus R. due to German privacy rules, handled mail and classified documents for Germany's foreign intelligence agency BND.

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