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3rd German Arrested in Probe Into Arms Trade

German authorities announced Thursday that they had arrested a man suspected of selling high-tech equipment on the nuclear black market, the third German businessman named as a suspect in the past month in an investigation into the trade in several countries. The latest suspect, identified only as Helmut R., 53, was arrested Tuesday in his home town of Friedrichshafen, near the Swiss and Austrian borders, according to a statement issued by the German prosecutor’s office in Karlsruhe. Investigators also carried out simultaneous raids on his home and workshop in Friedrichshafen, as well as a business in northern Germany and two other sites in Switzerland, the statement said. Full Story

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