Alton Evening Telegraph

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Alton Evening Telegraph - toi Pick Up Accused Spy In Germany in /er...
toi Pick Up Accused Spy In Germany in /er BERLIN (AP)-Police reported today they had arrested handsomej a in East Berlin. They .asserted he had amassed • fortune by smuggling cobalt and other banned Jurek Kliger, accused as a Soviet espionage agent and millionaire smuggler. West Berlin security police described the 34-year-old German as one of the most daring and clever agents working for the Soviet intelligence services. He was picked up Thursday. of He engineered kidnaping! of po- iCo lltlP9l fnfnrrnae iw U>rt<,« D»«l:« _.. J; litical refugees in West Berlin and handed them over to the Soviets! strategic metals into East Ger- many. Dozen of plainclothesmen UIS-! „ juised as fruit peddlers and O rd'i- lary pedestrians were waiting a few yards away from the border ! of East Berlin Thursday, when- tliey made the arrest. Police said Kliger had vital information to the

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 09 Aug 1958, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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