FBI director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP
FBI director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP

FBI has 1,000 investigations into Chinese intellectual property theft, director Christopher Wray says, calling China the most severe counter-intelligence threat to US

  • Arrests of people involved in Chinese operations to steal US corporate secrets have risen sharply in recent years
  • Washington says problem is exacerbated by ‘Thousand Talents’ programme, which rewards Chinese professionals overseas who bring technology back to China

FBI director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP
FBI director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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