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FBI: Chinese Could Build UK Nuclear Plant With Stolen U.S. Technology

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A Chinese state-owned energy giant, which is investing in a major new nuclear plant in the UK, is facing espionage charges in the United States after allegedly conspiring to steal American technology.

China General Nuclear Power (CGN) is accused of recruiting American engineers to pass them the valuable secrets and threatening U.S. security. One of their senior advisers, Szuhsiung Ho, is a naturalised U.S. citizen and is due in court next week.

In one email from 2009, Mr. Ho allegedly wrote: “China has the budget to spend. They want to bypass the research stage and go directly to the final design and manufacturing phase,” The Times reports. – READ MORE

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