Article originally appeared on amgreatness.com.
On Monday, the FBI announced that it had arrested two residents of New York for allegedly running a Chinese government police station in secret, thus presenting a major national security threat.
According to Fox News, Lu Jianwang and Chen Jinping were operating out of the Chinatown neighborhood of Manhattan. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York is charging them with conspiring to act as agents on behalf of the Chinese government. U.S. Attorney Breon Peace said that the Chinese Ministry of Public Security (MPS) “has repeatedly and flagrantly violated our nation’s sovereignty, including by opening and operating a police station in the middle of New York City.”
“Two miles from our office, just across the Brooklyn Bridge, this nondescript office building in the heart of bustling Chinatown in Lower Manhattan has a dark secret,” said Peace in a statement. “Until several months ago, an entire floor …
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