Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Man Charged In eBay Spy Plane Sale
A man has been charged in an attempt to sell one of Monrovia-based Aerovironment's spy plane models on eBay, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Tampa Monday. Henson Chua was indicted by a grand jury in Florida, for allegedly selling an Aerovironment Raven to undercover federal agents on eBay. Chua faces 20 years in federal prison. Aerovironment's Raven is used by the U.S. military and other governments for surveillance and other purposes, and is not available for purchase by individuals. No details on where Chua obtained the Raven has been released.