Charles M. Lieber, a prominent scientist, a leader in his field of nanoscale electronics, and the Chairman of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at a pre-eminent tertiary institution, Harvard University was arrested on January 28, 2020 by the F.B.I. and will be prosecuted by the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts for the alleged crime of making false statements to the National Institutes of Health and the United States Government, and not declaring various monetary income with respect to his association with the Wuhan University of Technology and the China's Thousand Talents Program. Is this a Scientific Misconduct case or just plain political paranoia.
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