Fifty-five-year-old Jerry Chun Shing Lee was sentenced in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, after his guilty plea earlier this year. Photo: Alexandria Sheriff’s Office via AP

Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee gets 19 years in prison for China spy conspiracy

  • Prosecutors say Chinese intelligence officers paid Lee more than US$840,000
  • Defence lawyers say the government never proved that the money came from China or that Lee ever carried out any plans to deliver government secrets
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Fifty-five-year-old Jerry Chun Shing Lee was sentenced in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, after his guilty plea earlier this year. Photo: Alexandria Sheriff’s Office via AP
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