Professor Charged with Stealing $1.75 Million in Research for China
We are closely watching the growing threat China poses to the United States, not the least of which is its wholesale, systematic theft of scientific and medical research.
A recent criminal indictment, reported in our Corruption Chronicles blog, illustrates how this theft is too often enabled with your tax dollars:
Communist China has long benefitted from American-funded research stolen by Chinese academics who infiltrate colleges throughout the United States. This month a criminal indictment sheds light on a recent scheme allegedly masterminded by a Chinese professor at one of the nation’s top-ranked public universities.
His name is Lin Yang, a 43-year-old member of the Thousand Talents Program (TTP) operated by the Chinese government to transfer original ideas, technology and intellectual property from foreign institutions, especially American colleges.
TTP rewards Chinese scientists for stealing propriety information, usually funded by Uncle Sam.
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