#AceNewsReport – Nov.30: Radical Islamist infiltrated German federal intel service, planned ‘HQ bomb attack’ – reports
An Islamist infiltrator has been exposed in the headquarters of the German Federal Office for Protection of the Constitution (BfV) – a domestic intelligence service particularly running antiterrorist operations, German media report, citing security sources.
A German intelligence employee who was operating undercover as an Islamist has been arrested for allegedly making extremist statements online, leaking sensitive material and planning an attack, local media reported Tuesday.
The 51-year-old German national began working for Germany’s BfV domestic intelligence agency in April 2016 and was tasked with observing radical Islamists in the country, news magazine Spiegel reported.
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