German conspiracy theories end lawyer’s career


A former immigration judge who sparked a national security scare when he claimed German intelligence was plotting to detonate a nuclear bomb at the London Olympics has been struck off. Barrister Michael Shrimpton, author of ‘Spyhunter: The Secret History of German Intelligence’ has a fixation on conspiracy theories focusing on the German intelligence services. As security fears mounted before the London 2012 Olympic Games, he told a close colleague of former Defence Secretary Philip Hammond that a nuclear device was…

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