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Physicist Arrested for Illegal Export Of Space Launch Data To China

NORFOLK, Va. — A physicist was arrested Wednesday on charges of offering bribes and illegally exporting space launch technical data and services to the People’s Republic of China, the Justice Department said.

Shu Quan-Sheng, 68, a native of China and a naturalized U.S. citizen was arrested by FBI agents in Newport News, Va., authorities said. Quan-Sheng is the head of AMAC International, a high-tech company in Newport News, which has an office in Beijing.