China Spy Used LinkedIn to Get UK State Secrets: Report

NTD Newsroom
By NTD Newsroom
August 25, 2023China in Focus

The world’s largest professional networking platform has become a handy tool for a Chinese spy. Western security agencies say He used LinkedIn to get a hold of thousands of British officials and lured them into handing over state secrets.

The spy’s main alias is Robin Zhang, according to an investigation by British news outlet The Times.

Security officials, civil servants, and academics were on Zhang’s target list. In short, those with access to classified information or commercially sensitive technology.