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German Spy Held on Suspicion of Terror Plot Is a Former Gay Porn Star

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By Heat Street Staff | 6:06 am, December 1, 2016

An agent working for Germany’s domestic intelligence service who was arrested on suspicion of passing secrets to Islamist terrorists and planning an Islamist terrorist attack is an ex-gay porn star, it’s been claimed.

The alleged spy, 51, is a married father of four who was born in Spain and later took German citizenship.

Germany’s Bild newspaper has named him as Roque M. and reported that he appeared in gay porn. He also worked as the marketing manager of a bank before converting to Islam in 2014.

He started working for the Office for the Protection of the Constitution – Germany’s domestic spy agency, which is known as the BfV – in April 2016.

According to the prosecutor’s office in Dusseldorf,  his job was to monitor Islamist extremists in Germany.

He was arrested in Dusseldorf within the last month or so after allegedly disclosing sensitive information and making Islamist comments online while using a false name.

Bild reported that during a police search of his apartment in the west German town Toenisvorst, officers found gay pornograhic material in which he played a starring role.

The head of the BfV said that the man was self-radicalized.

“We are evidently dealing with a case in which a person radicalized himself undetected within his personal surroundings,” Hans-Georg Maassen said.

The suspect was apparently planning a bomb attack at the agency’s headquarters in Cologne, according to the Welt newspaper.

“Like every intelligence agency, [the BfV] is the target of infiltration attempts by foreign services, extremists and terrorists, which is why we as a security agency have to be particularly vigilant with regards to intruders,” Maassen said.

The intelligence chief added that the suspect had undergone the agency’s full screening process, which includes five character reference interviews and checking all official registers.

Prosecutors are set to charge him with “preparing a serious act threatening state security.”

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