‘We’re working for the dark side’: Spanish firm accused of spying on Assange by German broadcaster boasted of US intelligence ties
The troubling revelations are part of a criminal complaint filed by NDR against Undercover Global, a Spanish security company contracted by the Ecuadorian government to film and review guests at their embassy in London.
The firm is accused of using the commission to carry out a vast spying operation targeting the WikiLeaks co-founder, who sought political asylum in the embassy for seven years before his hosts handed him over to British authorities. The German broadcaster claims to have a huge cache of documents detailing the illegal surveillance operation – which also targeted NDR journalists who visited Assange.
The Dark Side:"According to former employees of the Spanish company, their boss, David Morales, is said to have boasted to them after returning from the US: "From now on we play in the first league ... We are now working for the dark side.""https://t.co/zBBN6LqmvW— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) November 30, 2019
Former employees of Undercover Global said that the company’s CEO, David Morales, didn’t try to hide his ties to the US government. Upon returning from a trip to the United States, Morales allegedly told one of his employees: “From now on, we play in the first league… We are now working for the dark side.” He is said to have traveled up to twice a month to the States to deliver materials taken from the Ecuadorian Embassy.
When asked by colleagues who his “American friends” were, Morales reportedly replied: “the US Secret Service.”
Incredibly, a lawyer from Undercover Global acknowledged to NDR that the company works with US intelligence agencies – but denied any wrongdoing at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Government agencies in the US and Ecuador declined to comment on the criminal complaint.Also on rt.com ‘Telling the truth becomes a crime’: UK & international pundits blast Assange imprisonment
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