Former Professor Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Using Federal Grants to Aid China’s Medical Research
BY CATHY HE May 15, 2021 Updated: May 15, 2021
A biomedical professor has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for carrying out a scheme to use millions of dollars in federal grant money to advance research in China, according to the Justice Department.
Zheng Songguo, a former professor at Ohio State University (OSU), pleaded guilty in November to lying on his National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant applications, in order to use $4.1 million in research grants to develop the fields of rheumatology and immunology for China, the department said.
He was arrested last May in Anchorage, Alaska, as he was preparing to board a charter flight to China in an attempt to flee the United States. When taken into custody, he was carrying multiple items, including two laptops, three cell phones, several USB drives, several bars of silver, expired Chinese passports for his family, and deeds for property in China.
More in The Epoch Times – great story.
So, if Professor Songguo gets 3 years to advance Federal grant money to advance research in China, what should Dr. Anthoy Fauci get for subsidizing gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology that led to over 3 million deaths to date?
Let me guess – they’ll name a building after Tony.