In 2019, the German secret services detained an employee of the office of press and information of the Federal government on suspicion in cooperation with intelligence services of Egypt. About it it is spoken in the report of the Federal office for the protection of the German Constitution, promulgated on 9 July.
The report says that the government employee was detained by the judicial police on behalf of the attorney General. According to law enforcement, the suspect cooperated with Egyptian intelligence for many years.
Other details in the report.
TV channel ARD , the government stated that the detainee had no access to sensitive data. Further comment from the government and law enforcement agencies of Germany refused, citing the fact that the investigation is not over.