Hidden Camera Video: US Citizen Accused of Spying on Behalf of Chinese Government

U.S. Attorney David L. Anderson said Xuehua (Edward) Peng is charged with using secret locations to deliver information, delivering payments, and personally carrying to Beijing secure digital cards containing classified information related to U.S. national security.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. government officials on Monday announced charges accusing an American citizen living in California with acting as a spy for China. U.S. Attorney David L. Anderson said 56-year-old Xuehua (Edward) Peng is accused of being an illegal foreign agent and delivering classified United States national security information to officials in the People’s Republic of China. “The conduct charged in this case alleges a combination of age-old spycraft and modern technology,” Anderson…

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