A screen grab from footage provided by the US Justice Department in its case against Xuehua Peng. Photo: US Justice Department via YouTube

US charges California tour guide Xuehua Peng with spying for China and passing along national security secrets

  • Xuehua Peng, a naturalised US citizen known as Edward, is accused of using coded messages and secret ‘drop box’ deliveries to help pass on classified material
  • ‘The FBI secretly filmed Peng conducting dead drops and intercepted his telephone conversations with Ministry of State Security handlers in China’
Topic |   Espionage

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A screen grab from footage provided by the US Justice Department in its case against Xuehua Peng. Photo: US Justice Department via YouTube
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Mark Magnier

Mark Magnier

Mark Magnier is a US correspondent based in Washington. Before joining the Post, he worked for the Wall Street Journal in China and for the Los Angeles Times in India, China and Japan. He’s covered the Chinese economy, China and India’s explosive rise and conflicts in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan.