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USA, Arrest of Harvard Professor Puts Chinese Economic Espionage in Spotlight

NEW YORK—The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) has begun an investigation into China-related cases of economic espionage across the country. The Bureau reports that the Chinese regime is using “non-traditional collectors,” such as professors, researchers, and front companies—as opposed to traditional undercover spies—to acquire sensitive technology from the United States.

https://www.ntd.com/arrest-of-harvard-professor-puts-chinese-economic-espionage-in-spotlight_434957.html?fbclid=IwAR3pIkF-JVtanB8UbZMlQU07vkLIM5ZVLrsj5JQfjlGsg1IsPFIgcNWIq-k

Chinese national arrested for smuggling Harvard cancer research in a sock

  • Zhaosong Zheng, a student under a student visa sponsored by Harvard University, was arrested Dec. 9 at Boston Logan for attempted smuggling of 21 vials of cancer research. He was labeled by prosecutors as a flight risk.
  • Zheng says he was going to China to publish the research under his own name.
  • Prosecutors say Zheng has ties to the Chinese government and according to the F.B.I, ”this was a coordinated crime.”

Harvard University Professor and Two Chinese Nationals Charged in Three Separate China Related Cases

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/harvard-university-professor-and-two-chinese-nationals-charged-three-separate-china-related?fbclid=IwAR0NjXYNdZYEBu2hGHtpLN-Ftand5aJuTkuH14XaMzz4ThSDtti0otHlgJ4

Former Raytheon Engineer Accused of Taking Missile Defense Secrets to China

https://www.theepochtimes.com/engineer-at-us-defense-contractor-charged-for-taking-missile-defense-secrets-to-china_3224122.html?fbclid=IwAR1e657EWbErr45WuEbfHmKnb7T96MpDX4yOdXLT65ZeE5U40_8DYI6gH3I

Emory professor hit with criminal charge, linked to Chinese government program

Xiojiang Li was a member of the Thousand Talents plan, a Chinese program that a Senate report last year said was designed to steal sensitive research.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/emory-professor-hit-criminal-charge-linked-chinese-government-program-n1129911?fbclid=IwAR2R_23xHzQTF9vlNiQLwT_FZTwSUFPfuQjlef_1DUaL1tY6_p7ILDB3jOo

As US Universities Close Confucius Institutes, What’s Next?

https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/01/27/us-universities-close-confucius-institutes-whats-next?fbclid=IwAR1vNDvG79Le5u5z0bwcYb2gcrn23ls0EzaaZ9duIjDO2a8LoCIigXPzt7I

How the US Forced China to Quit Stealing—Using a Chinese Spy

https://www.wired.com/story/us-china-cybertheft-su-bin/?fbclid=IwAR1EuLsPXvXRa30UnUi72D0i1GFmt7osBOeXUQEKUCKZFUssaBmYvHfEAo8

US professor arrested, accused of hiding relationship with Chinese university

https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/485080-us-professor-arrested-accused-of-hiding-relationship-with-chinese?fbclid=IwAR0fYutrEIwwxxEwR1eezvSXLJ-j-5CZIqFFG-rt0TRG0EBcN0eBIzCrQdE

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