Ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee admits spying for China
WASHINGTON, May 2
An ex-CIA agent has pleaded guilty to spying for China, the US justice department says, in a case believed to be linked to the dismantling of a US espionage network.
Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 54, left the CIA in 2007 to live in Hong Kong, where he was recruited by Chinese agents.
Prosecutors say the naturalised US citizen was then paid to divulge information on US covert assets.
This led China to bring down a network of informants between 2010 and 2012...