Chinese man arrested for ‘spying on US engineers’
BEIJING – A Chinese man was arrested for allegedly spying on United States engineers and scientists on behalf of Beijing.
Ji Chaoqun, 27, was arrested in Chicago and charged with acting as an illegal foreign agent in the US, according to the US attorney’s office.
Ji came to the US in 2013 to study electrical engineering and enlisted in the US Army Reserves in 2016.
He allegedly sought to provide details on eight people for recruitment.
Ji is accused of working for an unnamed high-ranking intelligence officer, according to a criminal complaint filed in a Chicago court. ( BBC)
Ji Chaoqun, 27, faces a charge before a United States court for allegedly being an illegal foreign agent.