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Former CIA Officer Charged With Spying For China

Jerry Chun Shing Lee left the Central Intelligence Agency in 2007, but in 2012, FBI agents searched his hotel room and found handwritten notes detailing the U.S. network of informants in China.
This 2017 photo shows the man on the right, identified by local Hong Kong media as former CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee, standing in front of a member of security at the unveiling of Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" painting at the Christie's showroom in Hong Kong. Source: Anthony Wallace

An ex-CIA officer arrested in January at New York's John F. Kennedy airport has been charged with conspiracy to commit espionage on behalf of China years after FBI agents turned up notebooks containing classified information in a search of his hotel room.

Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53,

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