Four Chinese Researchers Charged with Visa Fraud

Chas Kissick
Thursday, July 23, 2020, 5:17 PM

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The Justice Department has announced charges against four researchers accused of lying on visa applications with regards to their status as current employees of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA). Three of the four have been arrested and the fourth has allegedly taken refuge in the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco.

The Justice Department also stated that it is investigating other visa holders in 25 American cities for related crimes.

You can read the press release here and related documents here (1, 2, 3, 4) or below.

Chas Kissick works with Lawfare’s Trustworthy Hardware and Software Working Group. He is a Master's student at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy and UNC Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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