Skip to comments.State Dept. contractor allegedly paid by Chinese agent to spy on Americans – yet no charges filed
Posted on 04/21/2015 10:38:51 PM PDT by Nachum
Newly unsealed court documents obtained by Fox News show a State Department contractor allegedly was paid thousands by an individual thought to be a Chinese agent in exchange for information on Americans -- but despite an FBI probe, the Justice Department declined to prosecute.
A November 2014 FBI affidavit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, shows the bureau investigated the contractor for her admitted contact with individuals she believed to be Chinese intelligence officers.
The affidavit from agent Timothy S. Pappa states the translator, Xiaoming Gao, was paid "thousands of dollars to provide information on U.S. persons and a U.S. government employee."
According to the documents, she admitted these meetings took place in hotel rooms in China for years, where she reported on her "social contacts" in the U.S. to an individual who went by the name of "Teacher Zhao."
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I am sure one of my former colleagues at State foreign born was channeling his nationalistic passion under the guise of our intel services, watching him closely. Why else would we put the enemy in our midst? - Are we really that dumb, there are numerous examples of State Department personnel being imprisoned for passing information to our adversaries without consent of the USG.
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