WASHINGTON - Published April 10, 2016
A U.S. defense official told Fox News Saturday that a U.S. Navy Lieutenant commander assigned to a maritime reconnaissance squadron has been charged with espionage.
On Sunday, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News that the accused Navy officer was spying for China.
Lt. Cmdr Edward C. Lin is a naval flight officer with extensive background in signals intelligence, according to the official.
The name of the accused officer was first reported by USNI on Sunday.