A screen grab from footage provided by the US Justice Department in its case against Xuehua Peng. Photo: US Justice Department via YouTube

California tour guide Xuehua Peng, accused by US of spying for China, pleads guilty in hotel room ‘dead drop’ sting

  • Xuehua ‘Ed’ Peng was accused of using coded messages and secret ‘drop box’ deliveries to help pass on classified material
  • He was charged in September with acting as unregistered agent of a foreign government
Topic |   Espionage

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A screen grab from footage provided by the US Justice Department in its case against Xuehua Peng. Photo: US Justice Department via YouTube
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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

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
Topic |   United States

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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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