twists of ‘German’ suspect in Dubai hit February 22, 2010 | 7:42
In Israel, much has been said and much more not disclosed about the
fake European passports used by the assassins in Dubai.
Monday, Ronen Bergman, an Israeli journalist specializing in
intelligence issues, shed some light on the one passport that has so far
been found to be genuinely issued, a German passport allegedly used by
one of the suspected assassins. Part of the details had previously been
published in Der Spiegel.
In an interview to Army Radio on Monday
morning, Bergman says this is how it went:
A man walked in to
the interior ministry in Cologne, Germany on June 16, 2009, and claimed
that he was Michael Bodenheimer, an Israeli citizen, descended of a
German family that had been persecuted by the Nazis.
for German citizenship, saying he wished to leave Israel and emigrate to
Germany. He presented documents, including his parents’ German marriage
certificate, said he lived in the community of Liman and also gave an
address in Herzliya.
The documents must have been convincingly
authentic, and tw… >>>