Thursday, April 28, 2011

Taiwan official sentenced for spying for China

According to an article by Associated Press, Taiwan's Defense Ministry says a military court has sentenced a defense intelligence official to life in prison for leaking secrets to China.The ministry said in a statement Thursday that the court found that Lo Chi-cheng spied for China in exchange for money. It said the ruling could be appealed.

Lo was arrested last October after an investigation by the Military Intelligence Bureau. Local media have reported that Lo was recruited by China in 2007 and the secrets he leaked included a list of his colleagues working on the Chinese mainland.