FBI tech­ni­cian pleads guilty to act­ing as China agent

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A 46-year-old FBI elec­tron­ics tech­ni­cian pleaded guilty in New York to act­ing as an agent of China and pass­ing along sen­si­tive in­for­ma­tion to a Chi­nese gov­ern­ment of­fi­cial. Kun Shan Chun, also known as Joey Chun, faces up to 10 years be­hind bars when sen­tenced by a fed­eral judge on De­cem­ber 2, pros­e­cu­tors said on Au­gust 1. He was ar­rested in March, hav­ing worked for the Fed­eral Bureau of In­ves­ti­ga­tion for nine years and get­ting top-se­cret se­cu­rity clear­ance in 1998.

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