U.S. charges MIT professor with failing to disclose Chinese ties when seeking grants

BOSTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - A mechanical engineering professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was arrested on U.S. charges that he failed to disclose his ties to the Chinese government when seeking federal grant money.

Federal prosecutors in Boston on Thursday charged Gang Chen, a Chinese-born mechanical engineer and nanotechnologist, with defrauding the U.S. Department of Energy when seeking grants and failing to disclose on a tax return a China-based bank account. (Reporting by Nate Raymond in Boston)

01/14/2021 15:47

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