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Ex-CIA Officer Sentenced To 19 Years For Conspiracy To Spy For China

Officials say Jerry Chun Shing Lee received more than $840,000 from Chinese officials in exchange for U.S. secrets. His Chinese handlers said they would "take care of him for life."

A former CIA officer was sentenced to nearly two decades in a federal prison Friday for conspiracy to spy for China.

Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a naturalized U.S. citizen who was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Hawaii, was sentenced to 19 years for conspiracy to deliver national defense information to aid a foreign government.

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