Former Australian spy Witness K spared jail time over conspiracy charges | ABC News

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  • ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Former Australian spy Witness K spared jail time over conspiracy charges | ABC News” – below is their description.

    The former Australian spy dubbed Witness K has been given a three-month suspended sentence for conspiring to reveal classified information about an alleged spying operation during oil and gas treaty negotiations between Australia and East Timor.

    Witness K and his lawyer Bernard Collaery were charged in 2018, five years after raids on their homes in Canberra over the case.

    Mr Collaery has chosen to fight his conspiracy charge at trial, but Witness K yesterday pleaded guilty to his charge.

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