China

DOJ Charges American Citizen with Acting as an Illegal Agent of China

By Jacob Schulz
Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 3:19 PM

The Department of Justice unsealed a criminal complaint against Xuehua "Edward" Peng for acting as an illegal foreign agent. The complaint alleges that Peng handed over U.S. national security information to officials from China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS). Extensive details of the FBI's counterintelligence investigation against Peng are also included in the complaint, which can be read here.