US Officials Sound Alarm Over Chinese Nationals Accessing Military Sites Up To 100 Times

By Micaela Burrow, The Daily Caller News Foundation Roughly 100 incidents where Chinese nationals have accessed or neared U.S. military bases and other sensitive locations have sparked suspicions of a wider espionage campaign driven by Beijing, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing U.S. officials. The FBI, Department of Defense and other agencies have dubbed the […]

How China planted an FBI mole who was discovered only after gutting the CIA’s vast spy network

The following is an excerpt from the new book, Spyfail: Foreign Spies, Moles, Saboteurs, and the Collapse of America’s Counterintelligence by James Bamford: The FBI’s website carries a stark warning. “The counterintelligence and economic espionage efforts emanating from the government of China,” it says, “are a grave threat to the economic well-being and democratic values […]

How deep is Chinese Communist infiltration in major US institutions?

The communist Chinese government donated roughly $54.6 million to the University of Pennsylvania (where the Pen Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement is) between 2014 and 2020 and gave an additional $15 million in contracts and gifts from 2020-2022. Why are the Chinese so interested in a university in Pennsylvania where the president has […]

Industrial espionage: How China sneaks out America’s technology secrets

It was an innocuous-looking photograph that turned out to be the downfall of Zheng Xiaoqing, a former employee with energy conglomerate General Electric Power. According to a Department of Justice (DOJ) indictment, the US citizen hid confidential files stolen from his employers in the binary code of a digital photograph of a sunset, which Mr […]

Former GE Power Engineer Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Economic Espionage

(DOJ) A New York man was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for conspiring to steal General Electric (GE) trade secrets, knowing or intending to benefit the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Xiaoqing Zheng, 59, of Niskayuna, New York, was convicted of conspiracy to commit economic espionage, following a four-week jury trial that ended […]

China-Owned TikTok Now Banned on US Government Devices

A new ban prohibits the use of TikTok by the federal government’s nearly 4 million employees on devices owned by its agencies, with limited exceptions for law enforcement, national security and security research purposes. The ban comes after a wave of actions against the viral video app in recent weeks amid mounting security concerns raised […]

Government Opens Door to China Sabotage in North Dakota

(Gatestone Institute)  The Biden administration just cleared a Chinese company to own 370 acres of land within 12 miles of Grand Forks Air Force Base in Grand Forks, North Dakota. As a result, China will be able to use a proposed $700 million corn milling plant on the site to spy on military communications and even disrupt them. […]

How Spies Spread the Myth of China’s Peaceful Rise

For decades, Communist China has operated under Deng Xiaoping’s famous dictum to “hide your strength and bide your time.” Now that the mask is off and the United States and its allies are belatedly waking up to the threat posed by Beijing, a question looms: how did so many experts and policymakers get China’s rise […]

Former U.S. Military Pilot Sentenced for Acting as Paid Agent of the Government of the People’s Republic of China and Lying on National Security Background Forms

(DOJ) Former U.S. Army helicopter pilot-turned-civilian-contractor Shapour Moinian, 67, of San Diego, was sentenced in federal court today to 20 months in prison for acting as an agent of the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and accepting thousands of dollars from representatives of the Chinese government to provide aviation-related information from his […]

Congressional Staffer Fired After Ties to Chinese Embassy Revealed

(NR) A congressional staffer was fired after her outreach to other congressional aides allegedly on behalf of the Chinese embassy was revealed this week, National Review has learned. After an investigation found that the staffer had acted improperly, her boss, Representative Don Beyer, swiftly removed her. “Congressman Beyer was totally unaware of these activities prior […]

DOD Releases List of People’s Republic of China (PRC) Military Companies Operating in the US

(DOD) The Department of Defense released the names of “Chinese military companies” operating directly or indirectly in the United States in accordance with the statutory requirement of Section 1260H of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. The Department is determined to highlight and counter the PRC Military-Civil Fusion strategy, which supports the […]

Former U.S. Military Pilot Admits Acting as Paid Agent of China and Lying on National Security Background Forms

(DOJ) A former U.S. Army helicopter pilot-turned-civilian-contractor pleaded guilty in federal court today, admitting that he acted as an unregistered agent of China and accepted thousands of dollars from representatives of the Chinese government to provide aviation-related information from his defense-contractor employers. He also pleaded guilty to making related false statements during national security background […]

Chinese National Sentenced for Economic Espionage Conspiracy

(DOJ) A Chinese national formerly residing in Chesterfield, Missouri, was today sentenced to 29 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release and a $150,000 fine for conspiring to commit economic espionage. Xiang Haitao, 44, pleaded guilty to the charge in January 2022.  According to court documents, Xiang conspired to steal a trade […]