U.S. Superseding Indictment Charges Five with Crimes Related to Transnational Repression Scheme to Silence PRC Critics in the U.S.

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Friday, July 15, 2022
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
38
Issue: 
7
Abstract: 

On July 6, 2022, a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of New York returned a superseding indictment, charging five defendants, including one current federal law enforcement officer and one retired federal law enforcement officer, with crimes concerning an alleged transnational repression scheme executed on behalf of the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC).[1]



[1]    U.S. Department of Justice, Five Men Indicted for Crimes Related to Transnational Repression Scheme to Silence Critics of the People’s Republic of China Residing in the United States, Press Rel.  22-716, July 7, 2022.