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4 held in US for spying for China

As per the Justice Department, they are arrested on charges of spying for China in two separate cases, including one involving the US space shuttle.

world Updated: Feb 13, 2008 13:19 IST

Four people were arrested in the United States on Wednesday on charges of spying for China in two separate cases, including one involving the US space shuttle, the Justice Department said.

New Orleans residents Tai Shen Kuo and Yu Xin Kang, and Gregg William Bergersen of Alexandria, Virginia, were arrested for passing US defence secrets to China in one case, according to a Justice Department statement.