Former CIA agent Jerry Leei

Ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee was arrested in New York on January 15, 2018. Also known as Zhen Cheng Li, he is accused of unlawful retention of national defence information​ and leaking it to China.​

  • A hearing to change his plea has been set for Wednesday afternoon, but no plea is final until it is entered in court and approved by the judge
  • Lee is one of three former intelligence operatives accused of spying for China in the past two years

Documents reveal US$100,000 cash gift Beijing gave to Hong Kong-born Jerry Chun Shing Lee, suspected of being at the centre of one of the largest US intelligence breaches in decades.


A former executive at Japan Tobacco International tells the Post Jerry Chun Shing Lee was fired after the company suspected he was leaking sensitive information to China.