Wednesday 28th June 2017,

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Campus

Visiting Chinese Scholar Missing in Illinois

posted by Randall

Yingying ZhangThe FBI is assisting in the search for a missing visiting professor from China last seen on Friday, June 9, reports the  Chicago Tribune.

Security footage shows Yingying Zhang, 26, getting into a black Saturn Astra near the University of Illinois Champagne-Urbana campus. She got in after talking to the driver for several minutes. Zhang … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Senator Kamala Harris Preps to Question Former FBI Director Comey Thursday

posted by Randall

The testimony of former FBI director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday will be broadcast live on both cable news and broadcast outlets.

Among those scheduled to question him is first year California Senator Kamala Harris who has taken the mantle as an outspoken critic of the Trump Administration and who’s name … Read more

Crime

May 24, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Korean American Gang Leader Sentenced for Shaking Down Own Community

Korean American Gang Leader Sentenced for Shaking Down Own Community

posted by Len Patel

Eugene ChungA gang leader has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shaking down businesses in the Korean American community in Gwinnett County, Georgia reports the Coos Valley News.

Eugene Chung and his gang demanded protection money from local businesses and counted on their silence to continue their scheme.

One of the victims broke … Read more

Campus

May 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Chinese American Professor Sues FBI over Dropped Spy Charges

Chinese American Professor Sues FBI over Dropped Spy Charges

posted by Randall
Xiaoxing Xi

Xiaoxing Xi

A Temple University physics professor who lost his job as the interim chair of his department after being wrongly charged with espionage is suing the FBI.

The New York Times reports a lawsuit filed on behalf of Xi Xiaoxing accuses the agency of falsifying evidence against him and ignoring repeated warnings that it … Read more

Chinese American

Dec 24, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on FBI Accused of Singling Out Chinese Americans

FBI Accused of Singling Out Chinese Americans

posted by Randall
Polygraph test

Polygraph test

A leading national security defense attorney is accusing the FBI of targeting Chinese Americans in an effort to find inside threats in the intelligence agency.

Mark Zaid told Fox News the agency is using the “sledgehammer instead of laser precision” to seek out employees they are accusing of manipulating the results of polygraph … Read more

Chinese American

CNN: Longtime FBI Employee Pleads Guilty to Espionage

posted by Randall

FBIA naturalized American citizen from China has pleaded guilty to espionage in a New York courtroom and faces 10 years in prison, reports CNN.

Kun Shan Chun, who also goes by the name of Joey Chun, pleaded guilty to providing sensitive information to someone with connections to the Chinese government.

Chun has worked for the … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 27, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Why does the Apple vs FBI controversy concern people of color?

Why does the Apple vs FBI controversy concern people of color?

posted by Susan Chang
Tim Cook

Tim Cook

By Susan Chang
AsAmNews Intern

The Center for Media Justice recently organized a phone briefing of the recent Apple vs. FBI court order controversy, encouraging activists of color to join Apple in defending our privacy rights.

Last week, the FBI requested Apple to provide assistance in accessing contents of the San Bernadino Read more

Community Issues

Nov 5, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on OC Weekly: What Links the Unsolved Murders of Five Vietnamese American Journalists

OC Weekly: What Links the Unsolved Murders of Five Vietnamese American Journalists

posted by Randall
Fall of Saigon

Sign commemorates the Fall of Saigon.
“April 30 Sign Hanoi” by Dragfyre – Own work. Licensed under Wikiimedia Commons.

Five murders which all happened between 1981 and 1990 in the Vietnamese American community have one thing in common, reports an investigation published in the OC Weekly by Pro Publica’s AC Thompson.

All were journalists … Read more

Community Issues

Oct 6, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Twincities.com: FBI Warns of Potential Scam Targeting Hmong Americans

Twincities.com: FBI Warns of Potential Scam Targeting Hmong Americans

posted by Randall

Hmongs

The FBI is investigating a possible new land scam targeting the Hmong American community, reports TwinCities.com.

A company which calls itself Hmong Tebchaws which translate to Hmong Country is telling people the United Nations will soon partition land in Southeast Asia for a new Hmong country.

We wanted to be sure we notified the … Read more

Community Issues

Aug 19, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Civil Rights Group Urges Extra Vigilance Following FBI Warning

Civil Rights Group Urges Extra Vigilance Following FBI Warning

posted by Randall

FBI Bulletin on anti-Muslim Extremists

The Council on American Islamic Relations or CAIR is cautioning all Muslim community leaders nationwide to implement new safety measures in the wake of an FBI bulletin warning that militia extremists may be targeting Muslims.

The warning comes after the bulletin surfaced in a report by Public Intelligence, a group dedicated to the public’s … Read more

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