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Man Charged in Germany With Spying for China

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July 6, 2021 Updated: July 6, 2021

BERLIN—Germany has arrested and indicted a man suspected of spying for China’s secret service, the prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday.

The man, identified as Klaus L. according to German reporting rules, is a political scientist and had worked at a think tank since 2001, the prosecutor said in a statement.

He was recruited by the Chinese intelligence service during a lecture trip to Shanghai in 2010 and had handed information regularly for money and trips to China until November 2019, the office said.

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