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Technical consultant suspected of spying for Russia

the Fbi has since 2017 had seen the suspect who shall be enrolled by an officer from the Russian security service disguised as a diplomat. They reported to have

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Technical consultant suspected of spying for Russia

the Fbi has since 2017 had seen the suspect who shall be enrolled by an officer from the Russian security service disguised as a diplomat. They reported to have met regularly. The man was arrested at 19.06 on Tuesday night and arrested three days later with the decision that a prosecution should be brought the latest on 15 march. The man denies the crimes.

the Man is 45 years of age, is married and has several children. He is, according to the Swedish Tax agency was born in Sweden and is a Swedish citizen but has previously held a foreign citizenship. He is suspected of having recruited as an agent of a Russian intelligence officer, but he will himself not from Russia. It does, however, his wife, as she also has Swedish citizenship.

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The suspect man has a private company that deals with technology, on the company's website describes a number of projects including in the traffic simulations, programming of mobile phones, and simulations of virus.

the show, however, is not on any net sales of the company. He also has a sole proprietorship, and has for the 2017 declared an income from the business activity of nearly 300.000.

After the arrest, it stated that the man working in a high tech industry with ”information security Police know is of interest to a foreign power, intelligence”.

According to the man's own data on Linkedin, he has been linked to one of Sweden's largest companies. The man has also researched and published in scientific journals on numerous occasions. He was active as a researcher at a Swedish university or college until 2012. According to the school, the skills he gained there general and is available at several locations. All of the data was also published after the projects ended.

"We are convinced that brottsmisstankarna must be completely unrelated to what he did with us," says presschefen at the university.

After he finished, he has sought contact, and wanted to continue the research which would not have been possible, for resource reasons, according to the university.

the DN has been in contact with the company that the man should have worked. The company refers to its guidance that it neither confirms or denies the persons who have, or had quests there. The company would also not comment on if it helps the Police in the investigation.

An account on Youtube, which is registered in the name of the man with his photo as your profile picture contains a large number of clips that spreads conspiracy theories and some that pays tribute to Vladimir Putin. The account was created several years ago and has been active until quite recently.

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by the secret service in cooperation with the police in a restaurant in central Stockholm. At the confrontation was the suspect with his Russian contact, but he was able to immediately refer to his diplomatic immunity and was arrested, therefore, never.

the Man has been prosecuted for assault and was sentenced in district court to a suspended sentence with community service.

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