Tuesday 18 April 2023

EDNY Announces Arrests of Two New Yorkers for Conspiring to Act as Chinese Agents

 At 1pm today, the FBI Washington Field Office in conjuction with the New York FBI and Eastern District of New York will be announcing arrests and charges related to 3 “significant national security matters”.

A statement released today read “This afternoon, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for national security David Newman, US Attorney Breon Peace of the EDNY, Assistant Director in Charge Michael J Driscoll of the FBI NY Field Office and Assistant Director in Charge David Sundberg of the FBI Washington Field office will host a press conference to announce arrests and charges in a significant national security matter.”

Reuters reports:

U.S. law enforcement officials have arrested and charged two New York residents with conspiring to act as agents for China’s government and operating an undeclared Chinese police station in Manhattan’s Chinatown neighborhood, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York said in a statement.

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