Professor’s Case Draws Hard Line On Foreign Conflicts
Law360 (September 18, 2019, 8:48 PM EDT) -- Corruption charges against a University of Kansas researcher show the U.S. Department of Justice is taking a hard line against U.S.-based researchers suspected of having undisclosed foreign conflicts, even where they aren't accused of espionage or trade secret theft.
Associate professor Franklin Feng Tao stands accused of signing an employment contract with a Chinese university through a Chinese government-sponsored talent program in 2018 and not disclosing it to the Kansas school. That alleged failure saw him indicted in late August on one count of wire fraud and four counts of federal program fraud.
The charges come as universities are being subjected...
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