The Department of State building in Washington on Monday. Photo: AFP

Showered with cash and gifts: veteran US State Department official Candace Claiborne pleads guilty to conspiring with Chinese intelligence agents

  • Claiborne’s family was given US$20,000 in cash, as well as electronics, trips, an apartment and tuition for a young relative at a Chinese fashion school
  • In exchange, she shared diplomatic and economic information that would ‘provide an advantage to Chinese officials’ in ongoing talks
Topic |   US-China relations

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The Department of State building in Washington on Monday. Photo: AFP
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