BREAKING: US intelligence accuses China of using student spies to steal secrets

FEBRUARY 2, 2019

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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by TheHill.com:

U.S. intelligence officials say China is using students studying in the U.S. to steal secrets and spy on other Chinese people, according to a CNN feature published Friday.

Current and former intelligence officials, lawmakers and several experts told CNN that Beijing inserts spies into the 350,000 students China sends to the U.S. every year to undermine American industries and recruit more potential spies.

The article goes on to state the following:

“We assess that China’s intelligence services will exploit the openness of American society, especially academia and the scientific community, using a variety of means,” according to the intelligence community’s World Wide Threat Assessment released Tuesday.

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1 Comment

  1. Candace Schermerhorn February 2nd, 2019 at 2:39 pm

    I wouldn’t put it past them. Now just how is this being done and with whom?

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