Former Bay Area Tour Operator Pleads Guilty In Chinese Spying CaseFormer Hayward tour operator Xuehua Edward Peng will spend the next four years in federal prison after pleading guilty to acting as an agent for China, taking money in exchange for classified national security information on small electronic storage devices.
FBI Warns U.S. Colleges of China Security Attacks, Intellectual Property TheftThe FBI has been reaching out to colleges and universities across the country as it tries to stem what American authorities portray as the wholesale theft of technology and trade secrets by researchers tapped by China.
Alleged Bay Area Chinese Spy Denied BailA federal judge denied bail and the services of a public defender Wednesday to a Bay Area tour operator charged with carrying national security documents to officials in China.
FBI Arrests Hayward Man Accused Of Spying For Chinese Intelligence AgencyFederal authorities have arrested and charged a Hayward man for allegedly acting as an illegal foreign agent who delivered classified information to a Chinese intelligence agency.
Feinstein, Trump Exchange Jabs Over Chinese Spy Driver RevelationIt didn't take long for President Donald Trump to take aim at Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein over a report that one of her former employees may have been passing information to the Chinese government.
Experts Fear Russia May Target Undersea Cables That Connect the WorldU.S. and Western officials are increasingly troubled by Russia's interest in the fiber-optic cables that carry most of world's calls, e-mails and texts, as well as $10 trillion worth of daily financial transactions.
Report: San Francisco Consulate Key To Russian U.S. EspionageThe now shuttered Russian consulate perched atop San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood was a hotbed for espionage and spying, according to a published report.
U.S. Intelligence Agencies Release Analysis Of Malicious Russian Cyber Activity
Brother Of Journalist With Marin Ties Pleads For Release; Trial On Espionage Charges Begins In IranThe espionage trail of a Washington Post journalist, who is jailed in Iran and has ties to Marin, is now underway. The man’s brother is in Washington to help lobby for his release.
Marin County Journalist Detained In Iran Is Accused Of Espionage
North Korea Sentences 24-Year-Old Bakersfield Man To 6 Years Of Hard Labor For EspionageThe court said Matthew Miller tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang's airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the "wild ambition" of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea's human rights situation.
Walnut Creek Man Faces Prison After Rare Economic Espionage Conviction For Selling Tech Secrets To ChinaA jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.'s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million. Prosecutors are demanding a prison sentence of up to 22 years.
UC Berkeley Grads Sentenced To Eight Years In Iranian PrisonTwo UC Berkeley graduates arrested more than two years ago while hiking along the Iraq-Iran border have been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges that include espionage, state TV reported Saturday, a sharp blow to hopes their release was imminent.
Verdict For Imprisoned Bay Area Hikers Expected This WeekThe families of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal will have to wait a bit longer to learn their fate, as they continue to be held in an Iranian prison on espionage charges.
Trial Set For UC Berkeley Grads Detained In IranTwo University of California at Berkeley graduates are scheduled to stand trial in Iran on Sunday on charges of espionage and entering the country illegally.