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Chinese intelligence officers bribed US double-agent for information on case against Huawei, US alleges

Two Chinese intelligence officers tried to direct a person they thought was an asset to obtain key parts of the US prosecution against a Chinese telecommunications company, but the person was a double agent who provided the officers fake documents as part of a US-led sting operation, according to US authorities.

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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