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New York - FBI Employee Accused Of Being Chinese Agent

Published on: August 1, 2016 12:12 PM
By: Reuters
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New York - An FBI electronics technician pleaded guilty on Monday to having illegally acted as an agent of China, admitting that he on several occasions passed sensitive information to a Chinese official.

Kun Shan Chun, who was employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation since 1997, pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan to one count of having illegally acted as an agent of a foreign government.

Chun, who was arrested in March on a set of charges made public only on Monday, admitted in court that from 2011 to 2016 he acted at the direction of a Chinese official, to whom he passed the sensitive information.

That information included the identity and travel plans of an FBI agent; an internal organizational chart; and photos he took of documents in a restricted area related to surveillance technology, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Emil Bove.


“At the time, I knew that was wrong, and I’m sorry for my actions,” said Chun, who was born in China and is a naturalized U.S. citizen.

Chun, 46, was released on bail following the court hearing. Under a plea agreement, he has waived his right to appeal any sentence of 27 months or less. He is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 2.

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Read Comments (5)  —  Post Yours »


 Aug 01, 2016 at 12:15 PM Anonymous Says:

But a Yid they would never put in such a sensitive position.


 Aug 01, 2016 at 12:16 PM bennyt Says:

Make sure he gets 30 years like Pollard or at the least 27 years like Rubashkin. Fat chance!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


 Aug 01, 2016 at 12:43 PM Anonymous Says:

he'll be out before rubashkin, that is a certainty


 Aug 01, 2016 at 01:50 PM puppydogs Says:

I am sure Obama will pardon him before his term is up


 Aug 01, 2016 at 02:12 PM Trustette Says:

How is Chun different from Pollard? 27 mos versus 30 yrs? Something is very wrong


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