07 ianuarie 2022

Convicted Chinese scientist was recruited by Beijing’s ‘Talents’ program


A Chinese scientist who pleaded guilty to U.S. economic espionage charges on Thursday was recruited by the Chinese government as part of a foreign spying program that recruited people with access to foreign trade secrets and technology sought by Beijing.Xiang Haitao , a former scientist with Monsanto , and permanent U.S. resident, was arrested in November 2019 upon returning to the United States after working in China and helping Beijing utilize a proprietary commercial U.S. technology system [...]