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RCMP arrest man on espionage charges linked to shipbuilding contract
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2013 08:48:54 +0000 (UTC)
The Canadian Press
December 1, 2013
TORONTO - A Canadian naval engineer is accused of trying to send
classified information on Canada’s shipbuilding strategy and marine
sovereignty to the Chinese government.
Qing Quentin Huang, 53, from Waterdown, Ont., was arrested in nearby
Burlington on Saturday, just two days after the RCMP say they became aware
of the allegations against him.
The RCMP allege that they learned on Thursday that Huang was taking steps
to pass on classified information to China relating to Canada’s national
Huang is a Canadian citizen and an employee of Lloyd’s Register, a
subcontractor to Irving Shipbuilding Inc., the RCMP said Sunday at a news
conference to announce the arrest.
“These are documents of a confidential and sensitive nature to the
government of Canada that relate to their vessels that support our marine
services in relation to sovereignty here in Canada,” said RCMP Chief Supt.
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