Canada: Public utility worker spies for China

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 Canada: Public utility worker spies for China

Canadian police say a Hydro-Quebec utility worker has been arrested for spying for China.

Yuesheng Wang, 35, was arrested in the case and charged with espionage, BBC reports.

Police said Wang “obtained trade secrets for the benefit of the People's Republic of China at the expense of Canada's economic interests.” Wang is accused of obtaining trade secrets, unauthorized use of a computer, breach of trust by a government official, and fraud in order to obtain trade secrets.

The crimes allegedly took place between February 2018 and October 2022.

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