US to end case against Gang Chen, MIT scientist accused of hiding ties to China squib

US prosecutors have recommended dropping the case against a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who is accused of masking his ties to China in federal research grant applications, according to a source close to the case.The criminal action involving Gang Chen, a Chinese-born mechanical engineer and expert in nanotechnology, is one of several that have been brought under the controversial China Initiative launched by the Department of Justice in 2018.Supporters say the initiative,…
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