Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Chinese Consulate is a major hub for espionage after an NYPD officer was put in federal custody for allegedly acting as an agent for the Chinese Communist Party. NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea weighs in.
Chinese spies infiltrating U.S. law enforcement and the business world poses a “real threat” to the country, New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said on Friday.
“I think this is something everyone should be aware of,” Shea told FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo during an interview. “Not just NYPD, but any business should be aware of. This is a real threat.”
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Shea’s comments came several days after federal prosecutors charged a New York City police officer, who is also a U.S. Army reservist, with acting as an illegal agent of China since 2018.
Baimadajie Angwang, a naturalized U.S. citizen from