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Xiaoxing Xi , Mark Makela/NYT/Redux

Xiaoxing Xi, Mark Makela/NYT/Redux

Sherry Chen , Maddie Mcgarvey/NYT/Redux

Sherry Chen, Maddie Mcgarvey/NYT/Redux



Despite dropped espionage charges, Sherry is being fired from her job at the National Weather Service based on the same allegations.
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60 Minutes:

New York Times: U.S. Drops Charges That Professor Shared Technology With China

New York Times: Accused of Spying for China, Until She Wasn't

New York Times: Chinese-American Cleared of Spying Charges Now Faces Firing

Indianapolis Star: Feds dismiss charges against former Eli Lilly scientists accused of stealing trade secrets

Science: Feature: Chinese-American scientists in the crosshairs

The New Yorker: The Two Asian Americas





"The charges filed against Mr. Xi and Ms. Chen traumatized them and their families and needlessly damaged their professional reputations. Nether got an explanation or an apology from the government. They deserve both. "

           -New York Times editorial

"If the case against Xi was botched as badly as it appears to have been, the U.S. Attorney's Office can begin to undo the damage and clear his name with a full-throated acknowledgment of its errors. Merely mumbling the bureaucratic equivalent of 'Never mind' won't do. "

- Philadelphia Inquirer editorial



Joyce Xi, daughter of Xiaoxing Xi: To get my father, Xiaoxing Xi, FBI twisted America's ideals

Peter Zeidenberg, lawyer for Xiaoxing Xi and Sherry Chen: Chinese-Americans are being caught mistakenly in the U.S.'s cybercrime dragnet

Noah Feldman, Harvard Law School professor: Prosecutors' Misplaced Fear of Scientists

Representative Judy Chu questions the U.S. Attorney General: