FBI makes shocking arrests that have alarming consequences for America
The United States is in danger. New details are coming in every day to prove that fact.
And the FBI made shocking arrests that have alarming consequences for America.
One of the greatest threats the United States faces is the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
With Russia proving it was a paper tiger after being stalled in its campaign in Ukraine, China has emerged as the strongest nation opposing American dominance.
It’s not just shows of force in the South China Sea or threats to Taiwan’s sovereignty.
All you have to do is look back a few months when they brazenly flew a spy balloon over the continental United States, collecting information from sensitive military installations across the country.
And we’re learning that there have been other Chinese spy balloons under Biden’s watch that no one in the public knew about until now.
But the most concerning development has been the FBI’s arrest of two Chinese nationals in New York City yesterday.
Two people have been arrested on suspicion of creating and running an unauthorized Chinese government police station in New York City, according to the announcement made by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), law enforcement representatives from other federal agencies, as well as the state of New York.
Numerous other people, mainly Chinese nationals who are believed to be in China right now, are also charged with “transnational repression” against American-based anti-communist dissidents. This accusation stems from claims that the defendants built an online army of phony social media accounts to harass and threaten the dissidents.
The arrests mark the first in the country since the NGO Safeguard Defenders revealed in September that China has set up numerous unauthorized police stations around the globe, including in the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, and Spain.
According to reports, the police stations were used to intimidate and suppress dissidents or to threaten Chinese citizens who were seen to disagree with Communist Party orthodoxy with deportation to China where they would have to confront the country’s ruthless repressive apparatus.
The newly disclosed DOJ accusations are another piece of mounting proof that China is aiming to export its human rights abuses around the globe.
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Breon Peace accused China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS), which runs the Communist Party’s law enforcement operations, of “repeatedly and flagrantly violat[ing] our nation’s sovereignty by opening and operating a police station in the middle of New York City” during a press conference on Monday.
The two males taken into prison have been identified by the authorities as “Harry” Lu Jianwang and Chen Jinping, residents of the Bronx and Manhattan, respectively.
The men are accused of setting up the illegitimate police station and using it to harass opponents of the Communist Party in America.
Official charges against them include obstruction of justice for allegedly deleting phone conversations with an unnamed Chinese government official and conspiring to operate as agents of the Chinese government, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison. The maximum sentence for the latter crime is 20 years in jail.
“The PRC [People’s Republic of China], through its repressive security apparatus, established a secret physical presence in New York City to monitor and intimidate dissidents and those critical of its government,” Assistant Attorney General Matthew G. Olsen of the Justice Department’s National Security Division said.
“The PRC’s actions go far beyond the bounds of acceptable nation-state conduct. We will resolutely defend the freedoms of all those living in our country from the threat of authoritarian repression.”
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