February 23, 2013

Spanish Police Nab 3 Suspected Of Spying For Iran

By infiltrating an NGO to identify regime dissidents

...According to a press release from the Spanish police cited by media outlets, the suspects allegedly infiltrated a Spanish NGO that aids asylum seekers, and communicated to the Iranian secret services the identities of people who fled the country for ideological reasons. The police suspected the three of violating the confidentiality of data and information of Iranians who fled the Islamic Republic and expressed interest in seeking asylum in Spain[...]

The three people detained in Madrid include: the NGO's legal adviser, the interpreter and an embassy employee. [More...]

h/t @El_Grillo1

By Stable Hand at 11:52 AM | Comments |