U.S. Navy Service Member Pleads Guilty to Transferring Military Secrets to China
A U.S. Navy service member confesses to felonies, admitting the transmission of sensitive U.S. military information to a Chinese intelligence officer in exchange for bribes.
Navy Petty Officer Admits Betraying the U.S. by Sharing Military Information
Petty Officer Wenheng Zhao, also known as Thomas Zhao, pleads guilty to conspiring with a Chinese intelligence officer and receiving bribes for compromising U.S. military secrets.
Chinese Intelligence Officer Bribes U.S. Navy Sailor for Classified Information
Zhao’s guilty plea uncovers a covert operation in which he accepted bribes from a Chinese intelligence officer in exchange for transmitting confidential U.S. Navy information.
Petty Officer Pleads Guilty to Corrupt Scheme Involving Sensitive Military Data
Zhao, who held a U.S. security clearance, admits to participating in a corrupt scheme to collect and transmit sensitive U.S. military information to the intelligence officer, violating his official duties.
U.S. Navy Sailor’s Guilty Plea Reveals Espionage for Chinese Intelligence
Details emerge of Zhao’s acceptance of over $14,000 in bribes over nearly two years and his secret transmission of classified information to a Chinese intelligence officer.
Insider Threat: Navy Service Member’s Betrayal of National Security
Zhao’s admission of guilt highlights the ongoing threat posed by insiders willing to betray national security interests for personal gain.
Chinese Bribery Scheme: Navy Petty Officer’s Admission of Guilt
Zhao’s plea agreement underscores the importance of vigilance in protecting sensitive military information and swiftly bringing those who compromise security to justice.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn