Chinese consulate in Houston was hot spot for spying, say US officials

Chinese consulate in Houston was hot spot for spying, say US officials

The US administration’s decision to close China’s Houston consulate Wednesday came after years of FBI intelligence-gathering that showed it was a hotspot of Chinese spying in the US; stealing medical research and attempting to infiltrate the oil and natural gas industries, NBC News reported, citing US officials. The report says the consulate is well-fortified to prevent US surveillance.

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"Multiple U.S. officials told the network that the Houston consulate has long been used by the Chinese government to steal valuable medical research." So it took an escalated series of events and a pandemic to finally come around to shutting it?

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