Defense Department Official and Two Others Arrested on Espionage Charges Involving China

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tai Shen Kuo, age 58, and Yu Xin Kang, age 33, both of New Orleans , Louisiana, and Gregg William Bergersen, age 51, of Alexandria, Virginia, were arrested today on espionage charges related to the...


The prosecution is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Neil Hammerstrom and Aaron Zebley from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Trial Attorney Ryan Fayhee from the Counterespionage Section of the Justice Department 's National Security Division.

Criminal complaints are only charges and not evidence of guilt. A defendant is presumed to be innocent until and unless proven guilty.

SOURCE U.S. Department of Justice