Friday, November 18, 2011

Zimbabwe Spy Caper Mysteriously Dropped

A spy caper involving an Ontario telecommunications firm fizzled when authorities in Zimbabwe suddenly dropped espionage charges.

Three Zimbabwean businessmen were accused of using a satellite system supplied by Juch-Tech Inc. of Hamilton to transmit state secrets to Canada, the United States and Afghanistan.

They were charged with running afoul of the country's Official Secrets Act, which prohibits the communication of information useful to an enemy.

However, reports from the African country say the attorney general's office in Harare has decided to withdraw the spying charges. (more)

Hummm, Zimbabwe?!?! 
Might be time to connect the dots.