Germany fines alleged Israeli spy for forgery

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 17, 2011 14:35



BERLIN — German prosecutors said an alleged Israeli spy sought in connection with the slaying of a Hamas leader in Dubai last year has paid a fine for forging official documents.





Cologne prosecutors spokesman Rainer Wolf confirmed media reports on Monday that the passport-faking case against the suspect, known by the name Uri Brodsky, had been closed in exchange for a €60,000 ($80,100) fine.





The suspect was released in August and left Germany shortly afterward.





He is still wanted in Germany on charges of spying in a separate, federal case that remains open. He was arrested in Poland on June 4 and extradited to Germany on condition he not be tried on the spy charge.




Related Content

Breaking news
May 28, 2018
China to host Iranian president amid nuclear deal doubt

By REUTERS