Lars Findsen

Reported in The Week 15 January 2022

Copenhagen Top spy arrested:

The head of Denmark’s foreign intelligence agency was arrested last month on suspicion of leaking highly classified information, and has been behind bars ever since, it emerged this week. Danish officials revealed at the time that four serving and former intelligence officers had been detained, but It was only when Lars Findsen appeared in court, and reporting restrictions were lifted, that Danes learnt that one of the arrested officers was their equivalent of the head of MI6. “I want the charges brought forward, and I I plead not guilty,” he told reporters. “This is completely insane.