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US sailor admits to selling secrets to China

US Navy serviceman Wenheng Zhao admitted to selling classified information to the Chinese intelligence service.

Reuters reports.

According to the agency, the man sent photographs of plans for US military exercises in the Indo-Pacific region. China also received schematics for a radar system at a US military base in Okinawa, Japan. The man received bribes in exchange for information. In total he received about 15 thousand dollars.

The Navy sailor now faces up to 20 years in prison.