Spy ring that recruited former politician uncovered

By Dominic Giannini
Updated February 28 2024 - 8:55pm, first published 8:52pm
ASIO chief Mike Burgess says a spy team from an unspecified country targeted Australia. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)
ASIO chief Mike Burgess says a spy team from an unspecified country targeted Australia. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)

A foreign spy ring recruited a former Australian politician and tried to get close to a prime minister's family member before it was uncovered by the nation's intelligence agency.

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