China’s New York Consulate A ‘Major Hub’ For Espionage Says Pompeo, Arrests ‘Likely Coming Soon’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that China’s New York Consulate is a “major hub” for espionage, promising “it’s likely more diplomats and agents will be arrested” soon. The comments, revealed to the New York Post, come on the heels of the Trump administration ordering the closure of the Chinese Communist Party’s Houston Consulate for similar charges of espionage and intellectual property theft. Discussing the New York Consulate, Pompeo remarked: “They’re engaged in activities where they’re crossing the line from normal diplomacy to the kinds of things that would be more akin to what spies are doing.” READ MORE HERE.