this man was trapped in a classic entrapment operation. there is no accusation at all that israel was involved. entrapment is usually an illegal and inadmissible in court. if the man did nothing but fall into the trap, the authorities would need to provide corroborating evidence for the allegations against him. entrapment is a method that i find particularly disturbing. it can be used against innocent people.
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from the article: U.S. arrests ex-NASA scientist over bid to spy for Israel