US charges Kansas researcher Feng ‘Franklin’ Tao over ties to Chinese university

//US charges Kansas researcher Feng ‘Franklin’ Tao over ties to Chinese university

US charges Kansas researcher Feng ‘Franklin’ Tao over ties to Chinese university

A researcher at the University of Kansas was indicted on federal fraud charges on Wednesday for allegedly concealing ties to a Chinese university while doing research funded by the US government, the US Justice Department said.Feng “Franklin” Tao, 47, an associate professor at a University of Kansas centre that conducts sustainable technology research, was charged with one count of wire fraud and three counts of programme fraud.The indictment comes amid increased concern by US officials about…

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