NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A former NASA contractor accused of lying to federal agents will remain behind bars until his trial date.
According to court documents obtained by WAVY.com, Bo Jiang will remain in custody until his trial. On March 28, Jiang appeared in court for a detention hearing and was granted a $10,000 bond by Judge Lawrence Leonard.
After an appeal by the U.S. Attorney's Office, the decision was reversed and Jiang was ordered to be detained until the trial.
Jiang is accused of failing to disclose all electronics he took with him on a one-way flight to China. He worked as a contractor at NASA-Langley for the National Institute of Aerospace until January.
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