• Short Summary

    TWO WEST GERMANS WHO WORKED FOR WEST GERMAN COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE WERE ALLEGED IN KARLSRUHE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO HAVE BEEN DOUBLE AGENTS SELLING SECRETS TO THE RUSSIANS.

  • Description

    TWO WEST GERMANS WHO WORKED FOR WEST GERMAN COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE WERE ALLEGED IN KARLSRUHE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO HAVE BEEN DOUBLE AGENTS SELLING SECRETS TO THE RUSSIANS.

    THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT WAS ALSO TOLD THE TWO MEN - HEINZ FELFE, 45, AND HANS CLEMENS, 61 - HAD WORKED FOR THE GERMAN SECURITY SERVICE DURING THE WAR.THEY ARE CHARGED WITH GIVING THE RUSSIANS PHOTOSTAT COPIES OF SECRET DOCUMENTS OF THE WEST GERMAN COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE, "SOME OF WHICH WERE IMPORTANT FOR THE SECURITY OF FOREIGN TROOPS STATIONED WEST GERMANY."
    APPEARING WITH THEM IS ERWIN TIEBEL, 60, ANOTHER MEMBER OF THE GERMAN WARTIME SECURITY SERVICE, WHO IS ALLEGED TO HAVE ACTED AS THEIR GO-BETWEEN.HE IS SAID TO HAVE TAKEN TO THE RUSSIANS DOCUMENTS FROM THE WEST GERMAN COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE HEADQUARTERS AT A VILLA IN A MUNICH SUBURB.(FILM INCLUDES A STILL PHOTO OF WEST GERMAN SECRET SERVICE CHIEF GENERAL GEHLEN DURING THE WAR.)
    FELFE WAS ARRESTED IN THE AUTUMN OF 1961 AFTER WORKING FOR 10 YEARS IN THE SOVIET DEPARTMENT OF WEST GERMANY'S COUNTER-ESPIONAGE SERVICE.

    JUSTICE OFFICIALS SAID THAT, WHILE IN PRISON UNDER INVESTIGATOR ARREST, FELFE KEPT CONTACT WITH THE RUSSIANS BY SMUGGLING NOTES OUT WITH THE HELP OF CONVICTS.WRITTEN IN INVISIBLE INK, THE NOTES WERE CARRIED IN NEWSPAPER BUNDLES LEAVING THE KARLSRUHE PRISON.

    THE ACCUSED ARE ALLEGED TO HAVE RECEIVED SUMS OF ABOUT GBP20,000 FOR THEIR SPYING ACTIVITIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC6SH8NCWSOTTR5TT471F5HG4
    Media URN:
    VLVAC6SH8NCWSOTTR5TT471F5HG4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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