Espionage-charged DNV GL employee was head of 3D project

The espionage-charged employee from Norwegian classification bureau DNV GL was apprehended on Aug. 15 at a restaurant in Oslo, where he, according to the Norwegian police, met with a Russian intelligence officer. Wednesday afternoon, the Russian national was deported from Norway. Updated.

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The DNV GL employee currently being accused of espionage was in charge of a 3D printing project at the Norwegian classification company, DNV GL says, making public several details about the case and its consequences for the company.

Several media had reported that the man, who is in his 50s, worked within the defense industry, but DNV GL denies this. Instead, the company informs that the employee in question has spent several years working within oil and gas on a major customer account.

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