China investigating Canadian expat couple for suspected theft of military, intelligence information

Posted on August 5, 2014 • Filed under: China, Expatriates reported China investigating Canadian couple suspected of intelligence theft
Relatives have been unable to reach Kevin and Julia Dawn Garratt, who run a cafe in Dandong near North Korean border
China is investigating a Canadian Christian couple living near the border with North Korea for the suspected theft of military and intelligence information, its foreign ministry has said. The move comes a week after Canada accused a “Chinese state-sponsored actor” of hacking into a government institution. Xinhua news agency said the state security bureau of Dandong, in Liaoning, was investigating Kevin and Julia Dawn Garratt. It did not say whether they had been detained, but their family have been unable to reach them. Read Article

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