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Kansas Professor Convicted For Hiding Chinese Communist Party Ties

Posted on AllSides April 10th, 2022
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A federal jury convicted a former University of Kansas professor after he concealed his employment with a government university in China.

According to a Department of Justice press release, professor Feng Tao conducted research under contracts with the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation. However, he failed on multiple occasions to disclose that he also held a position as distinguished professor at Fuzhou University in China. Tao was convicted on three counts of wire fraud and one count of false statements.

“The Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) required faculty...

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