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Berkshire Eagle - to some-j German Nabbed As Soviet Spy And...
to some-j German Nabbed As Soviet Spy And Smuggler BERLIN /AP) -- Pol'ice reported today they had arrested handsome Jurek Kliger. accused as a Soviet espionage agent and millionaire West Berlin security police described the 34-year-old'German'asj one of the most daring and clever agents working for the Soviet intelligence services. He was picked up Thursday. Kuliiajtings Police said Kliger had passed j. vital information to the Russians.' He engineered! kidnapings of po-| litical refugees in West Berlin and handed them over to the Soviets! in! East Berlin. They asserted had amassed a fortune by smug' gling cobalt and other" banned strategic metals into East Germany. '· Dozen of plainclothesmen disguised as fruit peddlers and ordinary pedestrians were waiting a few yards away from the border of East Berlin Thursday, when' they made the arrest. I

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  1. The Berkshire Eagle,
  2. 11 Aug 1958, Mon,
  3. Page 20

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