Federal trial opens of Harvard professor accused of hiding ties to China

//Federal trial opens of Harvard professor accused of hiding ties to China

Federal trial opens of Harvard professor accused of hiding ties to China

On the first day of the federal criminal trial of Harvard professor Charles Lieber on Wednesday, his defence lawyers rejected charges that the nanotechnology expert had hidden his participation in a Chinese talent programme, arguing that the prosecution’s evidence was weak, disorganised and obtained in roughshod fashion.Lieber, 54, is charged with tax evasion, failing to disclose foreign bank accounts and hiding his role in China’s Thousand Talents Plan, a foreign recruitment programme with…

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