Listen: Ex-CIA officer sentenced to 19 years in prison for conspiring to spy for China
"A former CIA officer has been sentenced to almost two decades in prison for conspiring spiring to spy for China as NPR's Brockton book reports. The defendant pleaded guilty in May Jerry Chung Ching Lee worked for the spy agency from Nineteen Ninety four award two thousand seven according to court documents after Lee left the CIA. He moved to Hong Kong and was approached by Chinese intelligence officials in two thousand ten he. He was given a hundred thousand dollars and a promise he'd be taken care of for life soon. After Lee began receiving written assignments but nothing in the federal indictment claims Lee Lee handed over sensitive information to the Chinese in all authorities say he received more than eight hundred forty thousand dollars. Prosecutor said retaining National Defense Defense Materials and interactions with foreign officials. Were evidence of a conspiracy was sentenced to nineteen years in federal prison. BRAXTON BOOKER NPR news."