The United States Department of Justice has arrested three Chinese researchers for failing to disclose their ties to the Chinese military, and a fourth fugitive at the San Francisco consulate.

According to Sputnik, published on July 23, 2020, four individuals have recently been charged with visa fraud in connection with a conspiracy to lie about membership in the armed forces of the People's Republic of China. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) while the United States is conducting research.

"Three of them have been arrested and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking for a fourth fugitive from justice, who is currently being held at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco."

The release said the FBI conducted interviews in more than 25 US cities with other visa holders suspected of having links with the Chinese military. Individuals charged with visa fraud face up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $ 250,000.

The Ministry of Justice on Tuesday unveiled charges against two Chinese hackers who allegedly targeted companies in at least 10 countries. Translated by: Nay Tola