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FBI witnessed 1300% jump in China-linked economic espionage cases over past decade: Pentagon

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has witnessed a 1300 per cent jump in China-linked economic espionage cases over the past decade, the Pentagon said in a report released on Wednesday. The Pentagon's report titled Military and Security Development Involving the People's Republic of China, 2021, said that the FBI in 2020 opened a new China-related counterintelligence case about every 10 hours.