An artist’s sketch shows Yujing Zhang (left) in a West Palm Beach court in Florida as she entered a not guilty plea to charges of lying to federal officials. Photo: AP

Chinese state tabloid says Zhang Yujing, woman accused of trying to lie her way into Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, was just ‘naive’

  • Zhang Yujing is accused of lying to federal officers and gaining access to a restricted area
  • Global Times says the 33-year-old is ‘victim of a cross-border scam’
Topic |   US-China relations

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An artist’s sketch shows Yujing Zhang (left) in a West Palm Beach court in Florida as she entered a not guilty plea to charges of lying to federal officials. Photo: AP
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US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort was the scene of a security breach last weekend, but Trump on Wednesday dismissed the incident as a ‘fluke’. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

Nothing to see here: Donald Trump dismisses Mar-a-Lago security breach as a ‘fluke’

  • Zhang Yujing had a thumb drive loaded with malware, four phones, a laptop, an external hard drive and two Chinese passports when detained
  • Democrats call on the FBI to investigate how much of a national security risk the resort poses, since the president frequently spends his weekends there
Topic |   Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort was the scene of a security breach last weekend, but Trump on Wednesday dismissed the incident as a ‘fluke’. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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