Tensions are mounting between the United States and China amid new spy charges and a tit-for-tat scuffle, straining relations between the world’s two largest economies.
A Singaporean man in Washington, DC, pleaded guilty to charges of acting as an illegal agent of the Chinese government, the Justice Department said Friday.
Jun Wei Yeo, also known as Dickson Yeo, was busted for operating a bogus consulting agency designed to extract information from US government workers and the military. The feds say he began working for Chinese intelligence five years ago after being recruited while studying in Beijing.
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