Ex-CIA officer Kevin Mallory sentenced to 20 years for spying for China

Former special agent jailed for selling classified US ‘defence information’ for $25,000 in 2017

An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an “alarming trend” in the US intelligence community.

Kevin Mallory, 62, was convicted under the Espionage Act for selling classified US “defence information” to a Chinese intelligence agent for $25,000 during trips to Shanghai in March and April 2017.

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