Hong Kong-born ex-CIA officer Alexander Ma’s China spying case too complex for speedy trial, US judge rules



A case against a former CIA officer accused of spying for China is too complex for a trial to happen until at least September 2021, a judge ruled Thursday.Prosecutors asked the judge to declare the case complex against Alexander Yuk Ching Ma, a former CIA officer and contract linguist for the FBI.The Hong Kong-born naturalised US citizen was arrested in August after an undercover operation in which prosecutors say he accepted thousands of dollars in cash in exchange for his past espionage…

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