Judge tosses convictions of former KU researcher


Feng “Franklin” Tao was accused of not disclosing that he was working for Fuzhou University in China while employed at the University of Kansas. Photo: University of Kansas via Reuters


A University of Kansas researcher who had been accused of illegally concealing work he did at a Chinese university won a major victory in court when a federal judge three out three of four convictions against him.

A jury had convicted research Feng “Franklin” Tao last spring three three counts of wire fraud and one count of false statements reported South China Post.

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