Spain’s spymaster quits in corruption row

Alberto Saiz, head of the C.N.I., Spain’s secret agency, has quit only two months after being reappointed for afurther term as the agency’s head after being accused of spending public money on funding his own lavish lifestyle.

Spies have come forward to complain that they were being used “to ferry his family around” rather than fight terrorism, according to leaked reports to daily “El País” newspaper.

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