(Bloomberg) -- U.S. prosecutors are backtracking on a claim a Chinese woman brought a malware-infected thumb drive to President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
The initial determination that the drive was infected may have been a “false positive,” Rolando Garcia, Assistant U.S. Attorney in West Palm Beach said Monday at a bail hearing for Yujing Zhang.
Zhang, who was formally indicted Friday, was detained March 30 for allegedly entering Mar-a-Lago without permission and lying to the Secret Service. At the time, she had four mobile phones, a laptop, an external hard drive and the thumb drive.
Zhang pleaded not guilty Monday, through her lawyer Kristy Militello.
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