Law enforcement officials have charged two New York residents with conspiring to act as agents for China’s government by operating an undeclared police station.
According to Daily Mail, the US attorney for the Eastern District of New York confirmed that two residents have been arrested in connection with the incident.
They are accused of operating an undeclared Chinese police station in Manhattan’s Chinatown neighborhood.
Law enforcement sources told NBC that there was an additional two complaint filed in Washington.
One is reportedly against 34 members of Beijing’s Municipal Public Security Bureau, and another against a group of 10 people that includes eight Chinese government officials.
Each of the suspects is accused of intimidating, harassing and threatening ‘wanted’ Chinese nationals inside the United States.