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Edward Lin

Edward Lin

Edward Lin is a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and oversees maritime patrol aircraft, including P-8A Poseidon and P-3C Orion spyplanes and the MQ-4C Triton surveillance drone.

He was arrested in September 2015 for allegedly giving military and government secrets to the Chinese.

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Lin has been to many countries since 2008, including the United Kingdom, Taiwan, China, Dubai, and Jordan.

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Immigration

He immigrated to the United States from Taiwan at the age of 14 speaking little English and became a naturalized citizen.

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Allegations

On April 10th, 2016 a preliminary "Article 32" hearing was held to address whether or not Lin passed government secrets to the Chinese government.

[2] Lynn is suspected of meeting a Taiwanese national during a personal trip, and possibly exchanging secrets.

He is also being charged with adultery and procuring prostitutes.

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References

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Citation Linklinkedin.comHis LinkedIn
Apr 11, 2016, 6:15 AM
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Citation Linknewsweek.comEdward Lin's primary page.
Apr 11, 2016, 6:13 AM
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Citation Linkwashingtonpost.comA news article about his detainment and alleged espionage
Apr 11, 2016, 6:14 AM
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Citation Linknavytimes.comThe Navy Times discusses the incident
Apr 11, 2016, 6:14 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Edward Lin from his LinkedIn.
Apr 11, 2016, 6:31 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comEdward Lin in uniform.
Apr 11, 2016, 6:31 AM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comHis page on Facebook
Apr 11, 2016, 6:42 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comNavy pictures
Apr 11, 2016, 6:46 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comAt his navy graduation ceremony
Apr 11, 2016, 6:47 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comA picture of him at a museum
Apr 11, 2016, 6:47 AM
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Citation Linknavy.milArticle about Lin moving to the US and joining the Navy
Apr 12, 2016, 1:43 AM
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Citation Linkthedailybeast.comArticle describing more details of his life.
Apr 12, 2016, 1:47 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPicture in London, UK
Apr 11, 2016, 6:48 AM