According to Ansa News Agency on April 2, Walter Biot, an Italian naval officer arrested on suspicion of selling intelligence to a military attaché of the Russian Embassy in Italy, said through his defense lawyer on the same day that he asked for cross-examination by the local Roman prosecutors in charge of the case in the next few days to show that he did not provide strategic-level documents. , and does not involve national security.
According to investigators in charge of the case on the 2nd, they found at least three videos of Beault suspected of taking confidential information on his computer in the scenes taken by hidden cameras in his office.
The three videos were filmed on March 18, March 23 and March 25, respectively. The camera was placed by relevant personnel of the National Defense Staff after doubts about Biott’s whereabouts.
Biot’s position before his arrest can obtain confidential information about Italy’s military deployment in NATO, EU and United Nations operations.
Biot was arrested on the night of March 30 and is still detained in a prison in downtown Rome.