Judge slaps ex-Chicago college student who spied for China with 8 years in federal prison

Source Chicago Tribune
Original Load Date Jan. 25, 2023, 6:01 p.m.
Last Updated Jan. 25, 2023, 6:01 p.m.
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A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former Chicago college student to eight years in federal prison for spying on behalf of the Chinese government, saying it was clear that his ultimate goal was to become a “sleeper agent” and infiltrate some of the United States’ most sensitive operations. La...