The Palm Beach Post reports:
A Chinese woman with a thumb drive containing malware as well as multiple passports and electronic devices was arrested at The Mar-a-Lago Club on Saturday after she made her way past a security checkpoint, according to a federal criminal complaint.
President Donald Trump was at Trump National Golf Club in West Palm Beach at the time, according to White House press pool reports. Yujing Zhang appeared in court Monday on charges of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds and making false statements to federal law enforcement agents.
Zhang — who also had two passports, four cellphones, a laptop and a hard drive — told a Secret Service agent her father was a club member and she was visiting the pool, the complaints states.
A woman carrying Chinese passports was arrested after entering Mar-a-Lago with thumb drive containing malware, court documents say https://t.co/OcjkYhokp7
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NEW: An unauthorized Chinese woman carrying a thumb drive with malicious software entered Mar-a-Lago Saturday after claiming she wanted to attend a diplomatic event, officials say.
She faces charges of making false statements to a federal officer and entering a restricted area.
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