TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against Libya has left neighboring Tunisia after being jailed for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Christopher Nolan's upcoming international espionage film has a title. Warner Bros. on Wednesday says the action epic is called "Tenet."
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison on charges that he spied for China and allegations he sought to expose human assets who were once his...
ISTANBUL (AP) — A U.S official has called for the trial of a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate on espionage charges to be resolved "swiftly, transparently and fairly."
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on charges filed against a former intelligence analyst accused of leaking classified documents to a reporter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Bond's shiny silver sports car — with its JB007 rotating license plate — is the first thing visitors see when they step into the new and improved International Spy Museum...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An ex-CIA officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring with China to commit espionage after receiving a promise from his Chinese handlers that he would be financially set...
Man accused of being UAE spy dies in Turkish jail
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A man accused of spying for the United Arab Emirates has been found dead in his prison cell, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said Monday. The state-run news agency described...
Panama: Jailed ex-president barred from May elections
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama's electoral court has ruled that jailed ex-President Ricardo Martinelli may not participate in May general elections.
CAIRO (AP) — A group that represents the Baha'i community has expressed concern over the fate of minority Baha'is at the hands of Yemen's Houthi rebels ahead of the appeals hearing for one of the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former General Electric engineer and his business partner in China were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole the company's trade secrets from a New York plant for the...
Turkey arrests 2 people suspected of spying for UAE
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Friday formally arrested two men on charges of spying for the United Arab Emirates, Turkey's state-run news agency said.
LONDON (AP) — Judi Dench is back in the world of espionage — but her latest role is a far cry from James Bond's unflappable spy chief, M.
In "Red Joan," to be released Friday in Britain and...
MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court on Tuesday found a Norwegian man guilty of espionage and sentenced him to 14 years in a high-security prison.
Retired Norwegian border inspector Frode Berg was...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will wait for the trial of a Norwegian man jailed on espionage charges to wrap up before weighing pleas for a...
BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Boston are looking to crack down on economic espionage by Chinese nationals.
U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling and U.S. Assistant Attorney...
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni lawyer says 36 defendants charged with espionage by the Houthi rebels are alleging they have been tortured.
Abdel-Majeed Sabra, a Yemeni lawyer representing one...
- San Antonio Express-NewsSaga of Chinese mole reads like a spy thrillerMay 15, 2019
- The Washington TimesPaul Whelan, former Marine jailed in Moscow, calls espionage case retaliation for U.S. sanctionsMay 7, 2019
- The Washington TimesPaul Whelan, former Marine jailed in Moscow, calls espionage case retaliation for U.S. sanctionsMay 7, 2019
- The Washington Times5G networks raise China espionage fearsJanuary 3, 2019
Russia accuses Norwegian man of submarine espionage
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian prosecutor says that a Norwegian man jailed on espionage charges has acquired classified information on Russian nuclear submarines.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Russian diplomat quietly left Sweden following the arrest of a computer specialist he allegedly handled as a spy and met for dinner in Stockholm three weeks ago to...
Turkish employee of US consulate to remain in custody
ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul ruled on Thursday that a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate should remain in custody pending the outcome of his trial on charges of espionage and attempting...
Trial begins against Turkish employee of US Consulate
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul appeared in court Tuesday charged with espionage and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government in a case that further...
Russian court upholds arrest for suspected US spy
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has upheld an earlier ruling to keep a former U.S. Marine in a Moscow jail for three more months as he faces espionage charges.
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a corporate espionage lawsuit filed by National Fish & Seafood against a former employee and her new company after the sides announced an...
Experts: US anti-Huawei campaign likely exaggerated
Since last year, the U.S. has waged a vigorous diplomatic offensive against the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, claiming that any nation deploying its gear in next-generation wireless...
Sweden arrests person suspected of spying on refugees
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish domestic security agency says a person has been arrested on suspicion of spying on refugees who fled to Sweden.
Sweden arrests person suspected of spying for Russia
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish domestic security agency says a person has been arrested on suspicion of having been recruited by Russia to carry out "illegal intelligence activities...
- Business WireINVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation on Behalf of United Microelectronics Corporation InvestorsApril 17, 2019
- Globe NewswireASML disagrees with implication of “Chinese espionage”April 11, 2019
- Business WireMcAfee Research Gives Rare Look Inside Command and Control of Nation-State Cyber Espionage CampaignMarch 4, 2019
- Globe NewswireSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC)February 14, 2019
- Business WireEQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Investigation of Securities Claims Against United Microelectronics Corp. – UMCFebruary 12, 2019
Pakistan’s army strips ex-spy chief of pension over book
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army has stripped a former spy chief of his pension and other benefits over a book he co-authored with his former Indian counterpart.
Pakistan says India using UN court for ‘political theater’
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Pakistan accused India on Tuesday of sponsoring terrorism and of using the United Nations' highest court for "political theater" as it urged judges to dismiss an Indian case seeking to save an alleged spy from execution.
The International Court of Justice case centers on the fate of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was convicted of espionage and sabotage by a Pakistani military tribunal and sentenced to death in April 2017.
India takes Pakistan to UN’s highest court in spying case
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — India on Monday accused Pakistan of breaching the rights of an alleged spy who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court, a case at the U.N.'s highest court that has exacerbated tensions between the longtime rivals.
Indian lawyer Harish Salve told judges at the International Court of Justice that Pakistan's claims of espionage and sabotage against Kulbhushan Jadhav have "always been strong on rhetoric and blurry on facts."
Zimmermann had espionage in mind at NY Fashion Week
NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps in another life, Nicky Zimmermann would have been a spy, an extremely chic one.
The Australian designer had espionage on her mind for fall Monday at the New York Fashion Week show of her Zimmerman label.
Turkey: US Consulate employee who did DEA work has trial set
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul is set to go on trial in March on charges of espionage and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government, a court decided Friday.
A court ruled to keep Metin Topuz, a translator and fixer for the Drug Enforcement Agency, in pretrial detention until trial hearings scheduled for March 26-28, state-run Anadolu news agency reported. Topuz has been in custody since October 2017.
Lawyer: Suspected US spy had classified docs on him
MOSCOW (AP) — The lawyer for an American man being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Tuesday that his client was given a flash drive containing Russian "state secrets" before he was arrested, but did not know he had them and had not looked at them.
His family insisted that he was entrapped and denied that he is guilty of espionage.
Briton, Greek soldier held in border area on spying charges
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have brought espionage charges against a British national working for a charity assisting migrants and a Greek soldier, who were arrested together in a military area on the border with Turkey.
Police had originally sought that the two men aged 25 and 29, who were arrested Sunday, should face lesser charges of entering a restricted military area without permission.
Turkish employee of US Consulate indicted for espionage
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for a local employee of the United States consulate in Istanbul accused of attempting to overthrow the government and espionage.
A 78-page indictment seen by The Associated Press on Sunday against Turkish national Metin Topuz, jailed since October 2017, said he was in "very intense contact" with police officers who led a 2013 anti-corruption investigation that implicated top government officials.
Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spy charges
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Saturday it has fired an employee who was arrested in Poland on spying charges.
The allegations against Wang Weijing "have no relation to the company," Huawei Technologies Ltd. said in a statement. It said Wang was fired because the incident "brought Huawei into disrepute," a violation of his contract.
Polish authorities announced Friday that a Huawei director and a Polish cybersecurity expert were accused of carrying out "espionage against Poland."
Russia dismisses reports of prisoner swap with US
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry on Friday dismissed suggestions that an American arrested in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be used in a prisoner swap for a Russian held in the United States.
The Latest: Poland spying suspect held top cyber jobs
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the espionage-related arrests in Poland (all times local):
The Polish state news agency says a Polish man who has been charged with spying for China had held top cybersecurity positions at different state agencies and had been involved in projects co-financed by the European Union.
Ex-Israeli minister charged of Iran spying to serve 11 years
JERUSALEM (AP) — A former Israeli government minister charged with spying for archenemy Iran will serve 11 years in prison as part of a plea bargain with authorities, Israel's justice ministry said Wednesday.
The ministry said Gonen Segev agreed to the deal after confessing to severe espionage and passing information to an enemy. The plea bargain will be brought to a judge next month and no further information was provided.
Jailed American spent years collecting Russian contacts
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. corporate security executive and former Marine who has been jailed in Moscow on spying charges has spent more than a decade cultivating friends and contacts in Russia, both virtual and real.
Bail sought for ex-Marine held in Moscow for alleged spying
MOSCOW (AP) — The defense lawyer for a former U.S. Marine who was detained in Russia for alleged spying said Thursday that he is trying to get the American released from the Moscow prison where he has coped well with being in custody.
The Russian Federal Security Service, or FSB, has said Michigan resident Paul Whelan, a 48-year-old corporate security director from the Detroit area, was arrested Friday on espionage charges. The security service has not given details of the case.
US ambassador meets with American held for spying in Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman met in Moscow on Wednesday with a Michigan man who has been detained on espionage charges as the American government seeks answers about his arrest.
Huntsman said he offered support and assistance to Paul Whelan, a corporate security executive and former Marine, and later spoke to the man's family by phone, but he would not discuss the case in detail.
Michigan man held for spying in Russia was frequent visitor
DETROIT (AP) — As a staff sergeant with the Marines in Iraq, Paul Whelan enjoyed fine cigars and showed an affinity for Russia — even spending two weeks of military leave in Moscow and St. Petersburg instead of at home in the U.S. with family and friends.
The 48-year-old Detroit-area man had an account on a Russian social media site, where he posted festive notes on the country's national holidays.
Now, he's under arrest there on espionage allegations.
The Latest: Access for US officials to Moscow-held American
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Paul Whelan, the former U.S. Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges (all times local):
U.S. officials are seeking answers about Moscow's arrest of a Michigan man on spying charges, and now the Russian government says it's allowed Paul Whelan to have access to U.S. consular representatives.
A spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Minister is quoted by state news agency Tass and private agency Interfax as saying access was granted Wednesday.
US seeks access to American held in Moscow
US citizen arrested in Russia on spying charges
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's domestic security agency said Monday that it has arrested a U.S. citizen on espionage charges.
The Federal Security Service, or FSB, the top KGB successor agency, said Paul Whelan was detained in Moscow on Friday. The agency said in Monday's statement that he was caught "during an espionage operation," but didn't give any details.
Spying charges carry a prison sentence of up to 20 years in Russia.
Germany says link between hackers, China govt credible
BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it believes the links being drawn between the Chinese government and a group of hackers who allegedly stole trade and official secrets in the West are credible.
American and British officials on Thursday pointed the finger at Beijing over an extensive hacking campaign carried out by two alleged Chinese citizens.
China calls US arrogant and selfish after hacking indictment
BEIJING (AP) — China called the U.S. arrogant and selfish on Friday after two Chinese citizens were charged with stealing American trade secrets and other sensitive information on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said "the Chinese government has never participated in or supported anyone in stealing trade secrets in any way."
She accused the U.S. of undermining the development of other countries in order to defend its own hegemony.
US charges 2 hackers with alleged Chinese intelligence ties
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials on Thursday said two alleged Chinese hackers carried out an extensive campaign on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency to steal trade secrets and other information from government agencies and "a who's who" of major corporations in the United States and nearly a dozen other nations.