FBI Employee Accused Of Being Chinese Agent

An electronics technician working in the FBI’s New York City office since 1997 has been charged with making false statements to the FBI regarding contacts with Chinese foreign nationals, prosecutors say. Read more

China Consortium Buys Israel’s Playtika For $4.4 Billion

A Chinese consortium has bought Playtika, an Israeli online games company, for $4.4 billion in cash, the consortium and US-based Caesars Interactive Entertainment said in a joint statement on Sunday. Read more

U.S. Naval Flight Officer Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin Accused of Giving U.S. Secrets To China

A Navy lieutenant commander has been charged with espionage and prostitution, newly revealed documents show. Read more

Israel – AP Investigation: How An Israeli Con Man Used China To Launder Millions

ASHDOD, Israel — Gilbert Chikli was rolling in money, stolen from some of the world’s biggest corporations. His targets: Accenture. Disney. American Express. In less than two years, he made off with at least 6.1 million euros from France alone. Read more

Apple Encryption Case Risks Influencing Russia and China, Privacy Experts Say

Authoritarian governments including Russia and China will demand greater access to mobile data should Apple lose a watershed encryption case brought by the FBI, leading technology analysts, privacy experts and legislators have warned. Read more

Beijing – China Warns US Navy After Ship Sails By Chinese-built Island

A U.S. Navy warship sailed past one of China’s artificial islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday, in a challenge to Chinese sovereignty claims that drew an angry protest from Beijing and accusations that the move threatened U.S.-China relations and regional peace. Read more

British Spies Removed From Operations After Russia and China Crack Codes To Leaked Edward Snowden Files

Britain has had to remove its spies from live operations after Russia and China allegedly cracked top secret files stolen by US whistleblower Edward Snowden, a source has claimed. Read more