In the US former intelligence officer confessed to spying for China

В США бывший разведчик признался в шпионаже в пользу Китая

To espionage he wanted to attract current employee.A former employee of the defense intelligence Agency (DIA) Ron Rockwell Hans pleaded guilty to attempted espionage in favor of China. It is reported by the U.S. Department of justice, reports the with reference for Today.

Reportedly, Hansen retired from the U.S. army as a warrant officer with experience in the field of signals intelligence and human intelligence. He is fluent in Chinese. In 2006, DIA hired Hansen to the position of officer for civil intelligence.

“As acknowledged by Hansen in the agreement on admission of guilt, in early 2014, agents of Chinese intelligence recruited him, and he began to meet regularly with them in China… In the course of their relations with agents of the Chinese intelligence service Hansen has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation for giving them information”, – stated in the message.

It is also reported that the espionage activities he was trying to draw current employee of the intelligence, which asked the FBI and became a source of information for investigators. Sentencing was appointed on 24 September.


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