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China's San Francisco consulate harboring researcher charged by court: FBI

Tang Juan lied about her military affiliation in a visa application last October to work at the University of California and during an FBI interview, according to Justice Department criminal charges

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The FBI believes the Chinese consulate in San Francisco is harboring a Chinese researcher who is charged in federal court in California with lying about her military background.
Tang Juan lied about her military affiliation in a visa application last October to work at the University of California, Davis and again during an FBI interview last month, according to Justice Department criminal charges.
Agents found photographs of Tang in a uniform of the People's Liberation Army civilian cadre and news articles from China that identified her military affiliation.
The FBI last month interviewed Tang, when she denied having served in the military or

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First Published: Jul 23 2020 | 8:56 PM IST

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