Chinese woman accused of breaching Mar-a-Lago club to remain in jail

Prosecutors claimed during a detention hearing that Yujing Zhang, who has been charged with lying to the Secret Service and entering a restricted area, "lies to everyone she encounters."
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news tonight about that Chinese national who got into mar-a-lago while the president was in Florida. Tonight, troubling new details about the suspect and what was discovered in her hotel room. ABC's Victor Oquendo is in Florida. Reporter: Tonight, a judge ruling a Chinese woman accused of breaching security at president trump's mar-a-lago club will stay in jail while the investigation continues. At a detention hearing, prosecutors claim the defendant, yujing Zhang, quote, lies to everyone she encounters. Zhang was arrested on March 30th after allegedly telling security officials at the president's private club that she was there to go to the swimming pool. Investigators charged her with lying to secret service and entering a restricted space and claim they found a thumb drive with malware. Tonight, prosecutors say a search of her hotel room further alarmed investigators, claiming they found a device used to detect hidden camerases, nine thumb drives, five sim cards for cell phones and $8,000 cash. Zhang's attorney says she made no direct misrepresentation at the club or during her interview with secret service agents. All right, so, let's get right to Victor Oquendo. And Victor, during today's hearing, we heard that secret service agent who testified that he tried to use a thumb drive with that malware she had been found with, taken during the arrest, it started to do something to his computer that he said he'd never seen before? Reporter: That's right, David. That agent said that when he plugged it in, it tried downloading files immediately. Installing this into his computer. He had to stop it before further corrupting his computer, David. Victor, thank you. And next this evening, the

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