CHINA/CIA/LEGAL/NATIONAL SECURITY: “A former Central Intelligence Agency officer was arrested Monday [1-15-18] on charges of unlawfully retaining classified information, and U.S. officials familiar with the matter said he was suspected of providing information that helped the Chinese government identify U.S. informants in that country.
Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53 years old, who worked for the Central Intelligence Agency from 1994 to 2007, was arrested after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Charged with unlawful retention of national defense information in Alexandria’s federal court, he faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison
Mr. Lee was ordered held Tuesday after a brief appearance before a federal judge in Brooklyn.
The CIA declined to comment. The Justice Department released few details about the case, but U.S. officials said Mr. Lee is suspected of playing a key role in helping China identify U.S. assets after he left the CIA. A representative for Mr. Lee couldn’t be reached for comment.”

-Del Quentin Wilber, “Ex-CIA Officer, Suspected of Outing U.S. Informants in China, Is Arrested,” The Wall Street Journal online, Jan. 16, 2018 09:46pm