June 12th, 2024

CP NewsAlert: Ex-space agency engineer acquitted on charge of acting for Chinese firm

By The Canadian Press on April 12, 2024.

A sign for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service building is shown in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

LONGUEUIL, Que. – Former Canadian Space Agency engineer Wanping Zheng has been acquitted of breach of trust at the courthouse in Longueuil, Que.

Zheng, 63, a resident of the Montreal suburb of Brossard, Que., was accused of using his position to act on behalf of a Chinese aerospace company.

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