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by FBI Cyber Division | Other | 08/24/2020

China/Theft of Trade Secrets: Researcher Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Steal Scientific Trade Secrets from Ohio Hospital to Sell in China China/Foreign Agent Registration Act: Singaporean National Pleads Guilty to Acting in the United States as an Illegal Agent of Chinese Intelligence China/Thousand Talents: Harvard University Professor Charged with Tax Offenses Related to Participation in Chinese Talent Recruitment Program Russia/Mishandling of Classified Information: West Virginia Woman Admits to Willful Retention of Top Secret National Defense Information and International Parental Kidnapping China/Military-Civil Fusion Matters: Indiana University Researcher Charged with Visa Fraud for Lying About Work for China’s Military Non-Attributed/Mishandling of Classified Information: Massachusetts Man Sentenced for Illegally Retaining Classified National Defense Information Regarding U.S. Military Programs China/Military-Civil Fusion Matters: University of California at Davis Researcher Charged with Visa Fraud for Concealing Work for People’s Liberation Army China/Grant Fraud: Researcher Charged with Illegally Using U.S. Grant Funds to Develop Scientific Expertise for China China/Military-Civil Fusion Matters: Visiting Stanford University Researcher Charged with Visa Fraud China/Fraud: Former West Virginia University Professor Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Tax Fraud China/Grant Fraud: Former West Virginia University Professor Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Tax Fraud North Korea/Sanctions Violations: United States Files Complaint to Forfeit More than $2.37 Million from Companies Accused of Laundering Funds to Benefit Sanctioned North Korean Entities Iran & Venezuela/Sanctions Violations: Warrant and Complaint Seek Seizure of Iranian Petroleum Aboard Four Tankers Connected to Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization China/Overall Threat Picture: FBI Director Discusses Threat Posed by China to U.S. Economic and National Security China, Russia & Iran/Foreign Influence: National Counterintelligence and Security Center Director Issues Election Threat Update China (BGI)/Privacy Concerns: Reuters Report Highlights Potential Threats Posed by Chinese Company Selling COVID-19 Testing Kits

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