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Former employee of German government convicted of spying for Egypt

The former worker in Germany's press office passed information to Egypt's General Intelligence Service in exchange for the service helping his family in Egypt.

A former employee of the German government has been convicted of spying for Egypt.

A 66-year-old identified only as Amin K. received a suspended prison sentence of one year and nine months, The Associated Press reported on Wednesday. The former office employee of the German federal government's press office received the sentence last week, according to the outlet.

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