Chinese national Ji Chaoqun was arrested  in Chicago in September 2018. Photo: Ji Chaoqun via Facebook
Chinese national Ji Chaoqun was arrested in Chicago in September 2018. Photo: Ji Chaoqun via Facebook
Espionage

Former Chicago graduate student Ji Chaoqun convicted of spying for China part of larger plan: analysts

  • One-time US Army reservist Ji Chaoqun targeted by Jiangsu Province state security apparatus before moving to Illinois for school, prosecutors say
  • Analysts describe ‘fish-at-the-bottom-of-the-ocean’ operation in which seemingly ordinary recruits are nudged into positions of usefulness

Chinese national Ji Chaoqun was arrested  in Chicago in September 2018. Photo: Ji Chaoqun via Facebook
Chinese national Ji Chaoqun was arrested in Chicago in September 2018. Photo: Ji Chaoqun via Facebook
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