Former Danish defense official charged with leaking state secrets

On January 14, local time, former Danish Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen was charged with violating professional secrecy regulations and leaking state secrets. Frazer Ricksen himself confirmed this in a press release issued by the Danish Liberal Party.

In a press release, Fraser Rickson said. “I can confirm, under section 109 of the Penal Code. I have been charged for violating the minimum restrictions on freedom of speech. As an MP, I have spoken out on political issues. At the moment I have nothing to add. But I am dreaming Nor did he think about doing anything that might harm Denmark or Denmark’s interests.”

The press release, however, did not reveal what classified information he was accused of leaking. Depending on the extent of the disclosure of state secrets involved. Frazer Rickson could be sentenced to up to 12 years in prison. The sentence amounts to “treason”. The same situation as Lars Finsen, the former director of the Danish Defense Intelligence Agency, was arrested on the 11th.

According to Danish media reports, Frazer Ricksen has confirmed it several times. Danish military intelligence cooperates with the NSA. Internet raw data via Danish fiber optic cable.

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