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Espionage scandal shocked the Turkish Armed Forces, with Greek women "smell"
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Great spy scandal shocked Turkey with the involvement of 49 persons of which 45 are active military. More specifically, in early August, the Turkish police conducted operation to arrest a group of executive officers who are using female escorts blackmailing senior officials of the Turkish Armed Forces, Police and government departments. These women functioned as a link between the suspects and foreign service received the documents.
According to latest information and the Star newspaper, the Turkish police search for traces of "Greek spy," which according to the Turkish authorities "conveyed this information to Greece.
Finally, as shown by a police investigation this case was not as common as expected after authorities discovered it was a case of espionage. Besides the four officers in active scientists working in government research institute involved in cryptology TUBITAK case. These people face charges of "preventing strategic research designed by the State and providing confidential information to foreign centers.
Over the next two days Admirals, Colonels 5, and 6 more officers will be required to submit to the Police. Twelve of the suspects to court again Wednesday, October 27 after he had finished questioning them. Authorities discovered that the group of blackmail knew details of hundreds of officers and their family lives.
The database team had for these people was complete, some of them found a USB that belonged to Colonel Ibrahim Sezer. Among the officers that the team had collected information was the A / Navy Admiral Esref Ugur Yigit, Admiral Fikret Gunes commander of Naval Operations Command.
In possession of the suspects were copies of e-mail with sexual content, which had been prepared by officers of the Turkish Navy most of them to colleagues. Of those who have already produced, four were serving in the Electronic Systems Command and General Staff position is said to have intercepted e-mails from their victims.
A total of 80 officers have been victims of this group, while 49 suspects must answer to the question of the prosecutor as to whether "information on key military programs have been leaked to agents of foreign secret services". According to the prosecutor in charge of the case team members were using escorts for women to trap and blackmailed officers and government officials serving in critical positions.
The prosecutor has evidence that all documents acquired by the team members went to the same recipient. Among the stolen plans for the system was Genesis, the Uzun Ufuk, the frigate Milgem tank and Altay. Also stolen documents containing information about the development of strategic doctrine of the Turkish armed forces in case of conflict with Greece.
Of the 16 suspects had been sued in the final 13 were arrested including 15 soldiers and one civilian and four soldiers and four officials of TUBITAK went to court Thursday, The surveys help the Police and MIT which three foreign women seeking the names Inesa, Lia Rahmatova, Nona Burduli are believed to be still in Turkey.