The logo of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency is shown in the lobby of the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia March 3, 2005. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo
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An ex-CIA officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring with China to commit espionage after receiving a promise from his Chinese handlers that he would be financially set for life.Lee's lawyers, Ed MacMahon and Nina Ginsberg, said that if prosecutors had evidence Lee had delivered government secrets, they would have put it forward.Lee served in the CIA from 1994 through 2007 .The indictment states that Lee traveled to mainland China in July 2012 .Lee's plea comes as another ex-CIA officer is awaiting sentencing after being convicted of spying for China.
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