Hu Anming in front of the mathematics department at the University of Tennessee in 2017. The Justice Department said on Friday it would retry the fraud case against him. Photo: Ivy Yang Hu Anming in front of the mathematics department at the University of Tennessee in 2017. The Justice Department said on Friday it would retry the fraud case against him. Photo: Ivy Yang
Hu Anming in front of the mathematics department at the University of Tennessee in 2017. The Justice Department said on Friday it would retry the fraud case against him. Photo: Ivy Yang

US to retry University of Tennessee professor on fraud charges following mistrial, drawing outcry

  • Case against Hu Anming was one of the Justice Department’s ‘China Initiative’ prosecutions of economic espionage activities considered national security threats
  • That programme has been assailed for racial profiling, and 89 members of Congress called on Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate it

Topic |   China technology
Hu Anming in front of the mathematics department at the University of Tennessee in 2017. The Justice Department said on Friday it would retry the fraud case against him. Photo: Ivy Yang Hu Anming in front of the mathematics department at the University of Tennessee in 2017. The Justice Department said on Friday it would retry the fraud case against him. Photo: Ivy Yang
Hu Anming in front of the mathematics department at the University of Tennessee in 2017. The Justice Department said on Friday it would retry the fraud case against him. Photo: Ivy Yang
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