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Source: Washington Post

Chinese spy charged with stealing U.S. aviation secrets and extradited for prosecution

Thursday 18:11 GMT

In a rare feat, federal agents lured a Chinese government spy to Belgium, where authorities transferred him this week to the United States for prosecution on economic espionage charges, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

Ji arrived in the United States in 2013 to study electrical engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and in 2016 enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves under a special program to recruit foreigners whose skills are seen as vital to the national interest

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Source: DW

US indicts Chinese spy for trying to steal aviation trade secrets

Friday 02:27 GMT

The US Justice Department said on Wednesday it had detained a Chinese spy on charges of state-sponsored economic espionage, after he allegedly attempted to steal trade secrets from several American aviation and aerospace companies.

Xu is the second Chinese national in two weeks to be charged by the US Justice Department with trying to steal aviation industry secrets. Ji Chaoqun was charged by American authorities of helping identify potential recruitment targets for China's Ministry of State Security.

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Source: DW

US indicts Chinese spy for trying to steal aviation trade secrets

Friday 02:27 GMT

The US Justice Department said on Wednesday it had detained a Chinese spy on charges of state-sponsored economic espionage, after he allegedly attempted to steal trade secrets from several American aviation and aerospace companies.

Xu is the second Chinese national in two weeks to be charged by the US Justice Department with trying to steal aviation industry secrets. Ji Chaoqun was charged by American authorities of helping identify potential recruitment targets for China's Ministry of State Security.

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Source: Common Domain

U.S. Detains Alleged Chinese Spy It Says Tried to Steal GE Trade Secrets

Friday 10:52 GMT

An alleged Chinese intelligence operative arrested in Belgium has been brought to the U.S. and charged with conspiring to steal trade secrets from GE Aviation and other companies, marking a rare break for the U.S. in its increasingly aggressive effort to target Chinese industrial spying.

Appeared in the October 11, 2018, print edition as 'U.S. Accuses Chinese Operative Of Stealing Trade Secrets.'. Yanjun Xu, arrested in Belgium and extradited this week, is an official of China’s Ministry of State Security, Justice Department says

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Source: Common Domain

Behind Market Turmoil, Potentially Good News

Saturday 20:55 GMT

Nonetheless, there are many ways things may not go according to plan: Growth may abruptly downshift as a tax-cut fueled “sugar high” recedes; tight labor markets and tariffs could push up inflation; or emerging market turmoil could spread.

In its semiannual outlook released this week, the International Monetary Fund said the U.S. economy is already operating above its normal capacity, and the fiscal boost coming from lower taxes and increased spending “could lead to an inflation surprise,” triggering rapid rate increases, global financial turmoil, and a stronger dollar, all bad for global growth.


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