View towards the pool and spa of the Mar-a-Lago estate, Palm Beach, Florida, February 13, 2017.
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Yujing Zhang, a Chinese national who was detained by the U.S. Secret Service after gaining entry to President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, was found guilty Wednesday of trespassing and lying to federal agents.
Zhang, a 33-year-old business consultant, was convicted by a 12-person jury in Florida federal court. She faces up to six years in prison.
The Chinese national — who was carrying four mobile phones, a laptop computer, an external hard drive and a thumb drive — was able to travel past numerous Secret Service agents at the resort and enter areas labeled off limits, court documents alleged.
While Zhang was at Mar-a-Lago on March 30, Trump was playing golf nearby at his Trump International course.
When Zhang was detained, she had claimed to the agents that she was there to attend a “United Nations Friendship Event” — which…