In this artist sketch, Yujing Zhang, listens to a hearing on Monday, April 8, 2019, before federal Magistrate Judge William Matthewman in West Palm Beach [Daniel Pontet/AP Photo] [Daylife]
A Chinese woman charged with lying her way into US President Donald Trump‘s Florida resort last month entered a not guilty plea on Monday in federal court.
Yujing Zhang was formally indicted on Friday with making false statements to a federal officer and entering or remaining in a restricted area, charges that carry a sentence of up to five years in prison.
During her arraignment and detention hearing in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Monday, a federal prosecutor said Zhang could face more charges.
Federal Magistrate Judge William Matthewman refused to set bail for