Taiwan charges two senior aides with spying for China

Chen Shui-bian

Chen Shui-bian

By IAN ALLEN | intelNews.org |
Two senior Taiwanese government aides arrested last January have been formally charged with violating Taiwan’s national security law by providing Chinese officials with classified information. Wang Ren-bing, a former senior advisor at the Office of the President, and Chen Pin-jen, a legislative aide at the Taiwanese Parliament, were arrested two months ago, when Taiwanese counterintelligence officials conducted early-morning raids at the two aides’ homes and offices. The authorities, who found over one hundred copies of restricted and classified government documents in Wang’s office, allege that Wang routinely gave documents to Chen, who then handed them over to a Chinese government agent, identified as Tan Gang, during frequent trips to China, or via encrypted facsimile dispatches. Read more of this post

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