A Chinese national has been arrested in Chicago, Illinois, and accused of being an agent of MSS, according to the Department of Justice.
MSS in a Chinese intelligence agency. AP reports that the man, 27-year-old Ji Chaoqun, was spying on U.S. engineers and scientists, including defense contractors, on behalf of the agency. He was enlisted into the U.S. Army of Reserves in 2016.
NEW: The Justice Department has announced the arrest of a Chinese national in Chicago and charged him with working as an agent of MSS, China's intelligence agency.
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