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Israeli arrested for ties to Iranian intelligence agents
01/15/2009
An Israeli citizen has been charged with passing information to Iranian intelligence agents, according to the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency). A statement released Thursday said the man contacted an Iranian diplomat while he was in Argentina. He passed on copies of his Israeli passport and ID card and offered to provide more information in return for money. The man was arrested on December 22 but the case was only made public Thursday. The statement identified the man as Mauricio Segal, but gave no other details. This is not the first time authorities have arrested Israelis for contacts with Iran. In 2007, Israel said it exposed an attempt by Iran to recruit Iran-born Israeli Jews as spies.
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