Harvard Chemistry Chair Arrested Over "False Statements To USG Agencies"

Charles M. Lieber, chairman of Harvard University's Department of Chemistry, and member of the U.S. Academy of Sciences, was arrested and charged with fraud for "making false statements to US government agencies".

Lieber is accused of having received grant money from China and failing to report this fact to his USG handlers. The 61-year-old professor was declared "a serious flight risk" and denied bail. If convicted, he will face a maximum penalty of five years and $250,000 fine.

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