Two U.S. sailors arrested for allegedly transmitting military information to China

Posted on AllSides August 4th, 2023
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Two active-duty U.S. sailors in California were arrested after transmitting sensitive military information to China, the Justice Department announced Thursday, saying that the two men sent photos and videos of American warships, operational plans for U.S. military drills in the Pacific, and a host of other secrets to Chinese handlers “that could seriously jeopardize U.S. national security.”

In an indictment unsealed Thursday morning, federal prosecutors identified the two sailors, Jinchao Wei and Wenheng Zhao, who worked at Naval Base San Diego and Naval Base Ventura County, respectively. Mr. Wei, 22, was arrested on espionage charges and was indicted...

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