Charles Lieber Sentenced For Role In CCP-Backed Espionage Operation

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Thursday, Apr 27, 2023 - 19:01

In 2019, I was able to make a life-long dream of mine come true by willing myself onto InfoWars as a guest during Alex Jones' Christmas special on Jeffrey Epstein. I was involved in the feature for an investigation I did uncovering a network of shell companies operated by Mark Esptein, Jeffrey's brother, and Nadia Marcinko, his former pilot. In the days following the release of the report, Alex and I looked forward to another endeavor between the two of us. This was all of course in the now seemingly alternate reality preceding the madness that became the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, people's concern over the virus was a diametrically opposed to the hysteria that would soon envelop them as it was still only localized to China. Despite that, Alex and I honed in on a particularly concerning story which raised our suspicions on the origins of the virus and its potential as a bioweapon meant to be unleashed upon the world: the arrest of Harvard scientist and NIH research fellow Charles Lieber.

Charles Lieber
All's well that ends well for Charles Lieber.

Since his arrest, Lieber has become the prototypical supervillain of sorts for any aspiring screen writer. The life of this Faucian mad scientist mired in an espionage saga is the embodiment of the truth being stranger than fiction. Despite the drama surrounding the former DARPA-backed Harvard faculty member, his downfall would aptly be described as anti-climactic. Having been convicted by a jury in 2021 for following his arrest for concealing his affiliation with the Wuhan Institute of Technology in the months preceding the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the sentence Lieber received can be categorized as a slap on the wrist at best. On April 26th, the former Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department was sentenced to time served along with 2 years of supervised release including 6 months of house arrest as well as paying a fine of $50,000 and $33,600 in restitution to the IRS for his crimes. Lieber had only served two days in prison.

Lieber's case began when he was arrested in January of 2020 as part of an FBI investigation into his involvement in a CCP spying operation in which agents of the PLA working under Lieber smuggled at least 21 vials of biologically active research material from the labs of the Lieber Group back to China. The PLA spies worked as interns at the Harvard-backed lab as part of China's Thousand Talents Program. Lieber's stake in this clandestine operation came to light when a Chinese national named Zaosong Zheng was arrested at Boston's Logan Airport on December 10th, 2019. Zheng's arrested was a watershed moment for an investigation dating back years.

Given that fact that Lieber had received in excess of $15 million of grant funding from the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense, Lieber had been repeatedly interviewed by the FBI as a person of interest regarding the communist-led espionage operation. Following Zheng's arrest, statements made by Lieber to federal law enforcement beforehand had been proven to be false, resulting in Lieber's arrest for two counts of making false statements to federal authorities, charges that were accompanied with two additional counts of income tax return fraud, and two others for failing to file reports of involvement with foreign banks with the IRS. 

The sentence passed by the judge presiding over Lieber's case fell far below what federal prosecutors recommended. Yet, even what those prosecutors sought seemed lenient considering the gravity of his crimes. Their initial initial recommendation was for 90 days in prison, 1 year of supervised release including 3 months of house arrest, along with an increased fine of $150,000 combined with the same $33,600 in restitution due to the IRS. However, U.S. Senior District Court Judge Rya W. Zobel chose to drastically lower the severity of Lieber's sentence, citing the convicts diagnosis with follicular lymphoma, an incurable form of cancer he had been treated for since 2014. Under the statutes codifying the crimes he was convicted of, Lieber faced a maximum penalty of up to 5 years in prison and fines in excess of $600,000.

While the ultimate penalty that Lieber faces for his crimes could be described as an injustice in and of itself, another component of his sentencing is the litany of unanswered questions that remain from his involvement with the CCP-backed espionage operation. Lieber's arrest came just a couple of months before a positive coronavirus case was first registered in the United States. The hysteria that followed cloaked the possibility that Lieber himself was a component of the research that was being done at the Wuhan Institute of Virology into genetically engineering a novel coronavirus. At the time, the premise that the virus had a lab origin was relegated to the realm of being a conspiracy theory. Presently, that theory has become an all but incontrovertible fact.

While the NIH's role in cultivating the virus behind what they have repeatedly categorized as the worst pandemic in a generation has somewhat come to light, the intricacies and scale of the program they were complicit in has yet to, if it ever even will be. Given the involvement Lieber had with the NIH and DARPA, his collusion with the CCP gives more credence to the idea that COVID-19 was developed as part of a biological weapons program that incorporated gain-of-function research. However, the soft sentencing handed down to Lieber suffices as a limited hangout of sorts, capping any further inquiries that could reveal the extent that the NIH knowingly cooperated in the development and theoretical deployment of COVID-19.

The work conducted by The Lieber Group funded by the NIH and DoD via DARPA was not limited to viral research either. A deeper examination of Lieber's research reveals projects that would give the WEF a wet dream, including an implantable brain mesh meant to create a cybernetically symbiosis between man and machine that makes Elon Musk's Neurolink seem about as advanced as the Microsoft Zune. A cursory review of the papers published by and awards given to the Lieber Group for this DARPA-funded research beckons questions about the scientists' role in larger scale biological warfare programs aimed at advancing a mission championed by Klaus Schwab's aim toward a 4th industrial revolution. Despite the questions that Lieber's broader research clearly raises, his recent conviction sweeps all of that under the rug by limiting public perception of him to that of his recent court case alone.

In many ways, Lieber's conviction is analogous of those of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell. The crimes each were charged with are thought to pale in comparison to the whole scope of the underlying operations each was involved in. By limiting perception to a narrow component of their respective crimes, the judicial system serves as a mechanism for the dispensation of any further examination that could uncover the bigger picture behind them. Strategically, that allows the likes of Lieber to be a fall-guy of sorts, protecting his cohorts and superiors in the hierarchy binding them. Ultimately, the true value of Lieber's conviction for the powers that be is that it serves as a device for crafting a narrative which directs its audience further and further from the truth, making his lenient sentence come as no surprise at all. 

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