US arrests army reservist accused of spying for China

US arrests army reservist accused of spying for China
 

A Chinese national who came to the US on a student visa has been arrested in Chicago and accused of helping Beijing attempt to recruit American scientists and engineers.
Ji Chaoqun was allegedly tasked with providing Chinese intelligence with biographical information about eight American citizens - some of whom were US defence contractors.
The 27-year-old, who first arrived in Chicago in 2013 to study electrical engineering on a student visa at the Illinois Institute of Technology, was charged with one count of knowingly acting as an agent of a foreign government without prior notification... read more

 
26 September 2018 in World News, Views: 73
Source: Guardian
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