Yujing Zhang, suspected Mar-a-Lago intruder, appears in federal court

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
Published on April 15, 2019 - Duration: 01:58s

Yujing Zhang, suspected Mar-a-Lago intruder, appears in federal court

A Chinese woman arrested after briefly gaining admission to President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort on Palm Beach appeared in West Palm Beach federal court Monday and was denied bond.

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Yujing Zhang, suspected Mar-a-Lago intruder, appears in federal court

RIGHT NOW...NEW DETAILS EMERGING TODAYABOUT THE CHINESE WOMANARRESTED AT MAR A LAGO TWOWEEKS AGO━ AND THE SUPECTEDMALICIOUS MALWARE ON HER THUMBDRIVE WPTV NEWSCHANNEL FIVE'SMATT SCZESNY FIRST BROKE THISSTORY AND IS LIVE OUTSIDEFEDERAL COURT WITH WHAT WELEARNED LATE THIS AFTERNOON..MATT?PROSECUTORS TODAY SUDENLY SAIDIN COURT THERE MAY NOT HAVEBEEN ANY THREATENING MALWARE━BUT THE JUDGE DID SAY ITAPPEARED THE WOMAN WAS UP TOSOMETHING NEFARIOUS━33 YEAR OLD JIANG ZHANGPICTURED HERE IN HER CHINESEPASSPORT PHOTO━ TRIED TO MAKETHE CASE FOR HER RELEASE━ BUTFEDERAL JUDGE WILLAIMMATTHEWMAN SAID HE CONSIDERSHER AN EXTREME FLIGHT RISK━HE ALSO SAID HE WAS TROUBLEDBY THE FACT SHE MANAGED TO GETWITHIN AN ARM]S REACH OF A MARA LAGO COMPUTER BEFORE BEINGARRESTED BY SECERT SERVICEAGENTS TWO WEEKS AGO━CARRYING COMPUTER EQUIPMENT━PROSECUTORS DID BACK OFF ONSAYING ZHANG HAD MALICIOUSMALWARE ON THUMB DRIVE━INTIAL TESTS THEY SAY MAY HAVEBEEN A FALSE POSITIVE.

ZHANGNEEDED AN INTERPRETER IN COURT━ AS SHE PLEADED NOT GUILTY TOCHARGES OF BEING ON RESTRICTPROPERTY AND LYING TO FEDEALAGENTS━ AND SHE REQUESTED ATRIAL.

BUT HER REQUEST TO BERELESED ON BOND WAS DENIED━THE JUDGE POINTING OUT SHE HADEVEN MORE EQUIPMENT IN HERHOTEL ROOM━ ALONG WITH OVER 7THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CASH━ THEJUDGE SAYING SHE HAS THEFINANCIAL MEANS TO FLEE━ NOTIES TO SOUTH FLORIDA━ AND NOWAY TO BRING HER BACK IF SHELEAVES FOR CHINA.NO BOND AND NO FREEDOM FOR THEWOMAN━ AND MAYBE MORE TO COME━ THE PROSECUTOR TELLING THEJUDGE THE INVESTIGATION ISSTILL GOING ON THERE MAY BEMORE CHARGES.

LIVE IN WPB, MS,WPTV NC 5.NOW TO ANOTHER STORY WPTVFIRST BROKE!

TONIGHT━ MAR

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