Reporting: The F

The story read like a satire on all tales of international intrigue — Scandinavian division. There were hidden arms, Arab plotters and midnight sleuthing. There was a strutting, self-styled Fuhrer with plans to overthrow the Swedish government and liquidate the country's top Jews. And, finally, there was a Jewish informant who had no trouble infiltrating the neo-Nazis, since he had a habit of making anti-Semitic remarks and parading about in Arab dress. Yet for all its zaniness, the expose that was splashed across the front page of the Swedish newspaper Expressen for two weeks became the talk of the...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!