Chinese Spies in US: A federal grand jury in New York on Thursday indicted nine people for acting as foreign agents to China without formal registration. Two of the nine people have also been charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice (Chinese Spies in United States). According to the allegation, these people worked as agents of China and used to harass some residents of America illegally and secretly.
These people have also been accused of threatening Americans. This was done to force them to return to China (Operation Fox Hunt China). This information was given by Acting US Attorney Jacqueline M. Kasulis for the Eastern District of New York. “An unregistered, foreign agent is not permitted to secretly monitor US residents on US soil and their illegal conduct will be subject to US law,” he said.
What is Operation Fox Hunt?
According to the indictment, nine people took part in an international campaign to threaten, harass and monitor John Doe and his family in order to force them to return to China as part of ‘Operation Fox Hunt’. of China). It is an initiative of China’s Ministry of Public Security, which seeks to trace the alleged ‘runaway’ citizens of China and bring them back from abroad including America.