'He repeatedly lied': Feds pile on as Harvard chemist Charles Lieber convicted of lying about Chinese ties
In a stunning climax to an eye-catching saga, Harvard scientist Charles Lieber has been convicted of lying to the federal government about his ties to China’s Thousand Talents Program.
Following close to three hours of deliberation, a federal jury in Boston found 62-year-old Lieber — a pioneer in medical nanotechnology and the former chair of Harvard’s chemistry department — guilty of all six felony charges, including two counts of making false statements, two counts of filing false tax returns and two counts of failing to disclose a foreign (in this case Chinese) bank account.
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