30 iulie 2021

Former CIA officer who allegedly spied for China claims memory issues

thehill.com

A former CIA officer who is accused of spying for China claims to have memory issues, saying he believes he has early Alzheimer’s disease. In a court filing on Wednesday, an attorney for Alexander Yuk Ching Ma requested a competency evaluation and a hearing to determine his competency to stand trial. Birney Bervar, Ma’s court-appointed attorney, said that Ma’s condition is “making it hard for him to remember things and affecting his ability to assist properly in his defense.” ADVERTISEMENT Ma, [...]