To gain proximity to U.S. political power, Fang Fang, also known as Christine Fang, did not only attend campaign fundraisers and cultural events but also engaged in romantic or sexual relations with at least two Midwestern mayors, according to former and current officials who spoke with the outlet.
Florida Senator Rick Scott has accused every mainland Chinese citizen of being a Communist spy during an interview on the Fox Business network.
In his discussion with host Stuart Varney, Scott claimed that “every citizen of Communist China by law has to spy on behalf of their country.”
South Korean authorities recently uncovered a hotel spy camera operation that reportedly victimized hundreds of guests in 30 separate hotels across the country.
According to the local police, they have arrested two men and investigated another pair connected with the scandal.
The FBI charged a self-driving car engineer at Apple for allegedly stealing trade secrets for a rival company based in China.
Jizhong Chen, who was hired in June 2018, is the second Chinese employee to face the same accusation in six months, according to NBC Bay Area.
Many Asian-American advocates expressed their outrage after FBI Director Chris Wray said that Chinese students in the United States may pose a national security threat for the country, suggesting they could be gathering intelligence.
At the recent Senate Intelligence Committee’s annual open hearing on the greatest threats to the country, Florida senator, Marco Rubio, asked the director about the “the counterintelligence risk posed to U.S. national security from Chinese students, particularly those in advanced programs in science and mathematics.”
If North Korea is celebrating one special day that has something to do with the United States, it must be January 23.
That’s because 50 years ago, it captured what has since become a tourist attraction at the Pothong River in Pyongyang: the USS Pueblo, a spy ship tasked to collect intelligence on the regime’s military.
Kids in China are now getting a head start in learning how to spot potential spies through educational cartoons.
Last month, the state-run Chinese Society of Education launched an online course aimed at reinforcing children of their civic responsibility to safeguard the nation. The program, which is currently in its pilot scheme, covers China’s major cities including Beijing, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou.
The fate of the 66-year-old engineer who was found to be working as a spy for the Chinese government will be decided on Wednesday as he faces sentencing in the first prosecution of such kind in the United States.
Szuhsiung “Allen” Ho has confessed earlier this year to accusations of purchasing American nuclear technology secrets. According to Knox News, Ho’s admission of guilt is in compliance of a plea bargain negotiated by attorneys Wade Davies and Peter Zeidenberg as he hopes to get a shorter sentencing.
A Chinese-born American graduate student at Princeton University, who was arrested in Iran last year on allegations of espionage, has been convicted and sentenced to 10 years in jail.
Xiyue Wang was conducting research on the Qajar dynasty for his Ph.D. in August 2016 when he was arrested. The 37-year-old was said to be merely looking into the cultural history of Iran as his field of study of late 19th and 20th-century Eurasian history, according to The Guardian.
Asians are most likely to be charged with the criminal offense of espionage than all other ethnic groups in the United States, a new study has found.
Andrew Kim, a scholar at South Texas College of Law, reviewed a sample of random cases charged under the Economic Espionage Act between 1997 and 2015. The act of 1996 was implemented to address the problem of the theft of trade secrets, safeguarding American economic health.
Beijing marked its first National Security Education Day last April 15 with the release of anti-foreigner propaganda posters warning against Westerners who might be international spies.
The posters, titled “Dangerous Love,” were put up in the residential city of Xicheng to raise awareness of the supposed Western intrusion in China.
Daniel Liu was visiting a Seattle Starbucks roastery on a business trip when a Starbucks executive approached him and said:
“I wanna let you know that we’re very open with all our technology, and all of our equipment, and if you want to take any of it to China, you’re totally free to do that.”