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New Mata Hari is sentenced

October 15, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

A South Korean court convicted a North Korean defector charged with extracting state secrets from military officers in return for sexual favors and sentenced her to five years in prison, media said.

Won Jeong-hwa, 34, was arrested in August on suspicion of posing as a defector and sleeping with South Korean military officers so she could get classified information.

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