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'Prisoner X' May Have Planned To Expose Mossad Use Of Australian Passports

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 New reports about Ben Zygier's work for Israel's Mossad spy agency are providing an idea of why the case is so important.

Australian intelligence officials believe that Zygier, previously known as Israel's "Prisoner X," may have been ready to divulge details of Mossad operations — including the use of fraudulent Australian passports — when he was detained in January 2010, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The 34-year-old Jewish Australian ''may well have been about to blow the whistle, but he never got the chance," an Australian security official told The Herald.