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Ex-US State Department official jailed over China espionage

By Michael Griffiths

10 July 2019

Ex-US State Department official jailed over China espionage China (Credit: Credit: iStock.com/MediaProduction)

A former State Department administrative assistant has been sentenced to 40 months in prison for handing top secret information to Chinese government agents in exchange for money and gifts.