A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer was arrested last night on charges of unlawful retention of national defense information.
Jerry Chun Shing Lee, also known as “Zhen Cheng Li,” 53, was arrested after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York.
Lee, who is a naturalized United States citizen, currently resides in Hong Kong, China.
According to court documents, Lee began working for the CIA as a case officer in 1994, maintained a Top Secret clearance, and signed numerous non-disclosure agreements during his tenure at CIA.
(A former Central Intelligence Agency officer was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday night. Courtesy of Wochit News and YouTube. Posted on Jan 16, 2018)
According to court documents, in August 2012, Lee and his family left Hong Kong to return to the United States to live in northern Virginia.
While traveling back to the United States, Lee and his family had hotel stays in Hawaii and Virginia.