Xuehua Peng, a naturalised US citizen, was sentenced to four years in prison and fined US$30,000 for failing to report working as an agent of the Chinese government, the US Justice Department said. Photo: Reuters Xuehua Peng, a naturalised US citizen, was sentenced to four years in prison and fined US$30,000 for failing to report working as an agent of the Chinese government, the US Justice Department said. Photo: Reuters
Xuehua Peng, a naturalised US citizen, was sentenced to four years in prison and fined US$30,000 for failing to report working as an agent of the Chinese government, the US Justice Department said. Photo: Reuters

Naturalised American Xuehua Peng, who passed on secrets as undeclared Chinese agent, is jailed for 4 years and fined US$30,000

  • Peng was caught passing on classified information and leaving money behind in California hotel rooms in a ‘dead drop’ operation
  • He acted at the direction and under the control of Ministry of State Security officials in China

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Xuehua Peng, a naturalised US citizen, was sentenced to four years in prison and fined US$30,000 for failing to report working as an agent of the Chinese government, the US Justice Department said. Photo: Reuters Xuehua Peng, a naturalised US citizen, was sentenced to four years in prison and fined US$30,000 for failing to report working as an agent of the Chinese government, the US Justice Department said. Photo: Reuters
Xuehua Peng, a naturalised US citizen, was sentenced to four years in prison and fined US$30,000 for failing to report working as an agent of the Chinese government, the US Justice Department said. Photo: Reuters
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