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
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.
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.