Danes arrests four for leaking confidential information


Copenhagen, Denmark — Danish security agencies announced Thursday that they had arrested four people in two Danish intelligence agencies on suspicion of “disclosing highly confidential information from intelligence agencies.”

In a brief statement, the Danish Security and Intelligence Service in the country, known by the Danish acronym PET, said four people are current and former employees of the two services.

Another Danish intelligence agency is the Danish Defense Intelligence Agency, known by the acronym FE.

According to domestic security agencies, the arrest was conducted on Wednesday with police and the investigation was conducted at many different addresses. The arrest was “the result of a lengthy investigation into the leak from intelligence agencies,” he added. Investigation is still underway. “

Associated Press