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Man back in U.S. after Chinese prison term
Sac Bee ^ | 10/28/03 | AP - Newark, NJ

Posted on 10/28/2003 10:00:08 AM PST by NormsRevenge

Edited on 04/12/2004 6:00:42 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A Chinese-born American citizen who was given a five-year prison term in China for obtaining state secrets and giving bribes is back in the United States after being detained for more than three years.

Fong Fuming emerged from the arrival gate at Newark's airport at about 10:30 p.m. Monday, accompanied by his family and Rep. William J. Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., as well as a state department officer who had accompanied him from Beijing.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: backinus; china; chinese; prison; term

1 posted on 10/28/2003 10:00:09 AM PST by NormsRevenge
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Fuming Fong, flanked by his wife Sylvia, and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., pauses while speaking to the reporters upon his return at Newark International Airport in Newark, N.J., on Monday.

AP Photo/Jeff Zelevansky

2 posted on 10/28/2003 10:16:03 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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