Chinese agent extradited from Belgium to the US for economic espionage
Thursday, 11 October 2018
A Chinese agent, arrested in Belgium, was extradited to the United States and charged for trying to steal trade secrets from US aerospace companies, US Department of Justice said Wednesday. Chinese intelligence officer, Yanjun Xu, a.k.a. Qu Hui or Zhang Hui, was arrested on April 1st in Belgium, and extradited Tuesday to the United States, where he was charged with “attempted industrial espionage,” according to a ministerial statement.