South Florida jury convicted a California woman on Thursday of conspiring to send a $50 million missile-firing drone and jet fighter engines to China via Broward County.Wenxia Man, aka Wency, 45, of San Diego, was found guilty of conspiring to export military weapons, equipment and technical data to the People's Republic of China.Does anyone know what the text said? Please email me if you have any further info!
Authorities accused her of improperly sending text messages, in Chinese, to the federal agent who worked undercover on her case during a break in his testimony in her trial. The agent, from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement/Homeland Security Investigations, reported the improper contact and U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom order Man taken into custody, according to court records.
Friday, June 10, 2016
Pro tip for defendants -- do not text the undercover agent while he is testifying
Ooof. That happened in Judge Bloom's courtroom this week, according to the Sun-Sentinel. The defendant was then taken into custody: