The FSB domestic security service said the American was arrested on Friday 'while carrying out an act of espionage'.
China-US ties in recent months have also been affected by a protracted trade war, though there is currently a truce as both countries try and work out a resolution.
Marriott said a hack that began four years ago had exposed the records of up to 500 million Starwood hotels customers.
The measures would allow spies to use firearms more readily, as well as restrain or detain anyone posing a risk to their operations.
The US is concerned that Chinese companies may be beholden to Beijing, raising the risk of espionage.
This marks the third major corporate espionage-related case involving Chinese intelligence officers brought by the Justice Department since last month.
The man is suspected of spying during an inter-parliamentary seminar which gathered representatives from 34 countries to discuss digitalisation at the Storting, the Norwegian parliament.
In a letter to Hun Sen last month, the filmmaker apologised for statements to media that were disrespectful to the long-serving prime minister.
Ricketson, 69, was arrested in June 2017 after he was photographed flying a drone above a rally organized by the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) before communal elections.
Ricketson was charged with espionage, although it remains unclear for whom he was spying - his family called the court sentence an absolute tragedy.
The court in the western city of Izmir ruled that Brunson, who faces 35 years in jail over terror and espionage charges, will remain under house arrest.
Brunson was placed under house arrest last week following nearly two years in jail on charges of espionage and supporting terror groups.
The espionage took place from July 2015 to February 2017, when he was arrested.
It was just the latest in a series of arrests of American officials on charges of spying for Beijing.
Head of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Duncan Lewis said that foreign powers were targeting information on Australia's alliances, partnerships, and positions on diplomatic, economic, and military issues.
The US Justice Department announced Tuesday it had indicted a former CIA operative for spying for China, in a case that could be tied to the dramatic collapse of the CIA's China network eight years ago.
NYT says lecturer was killed in a Mossad operation against Palestinians sent out by Hamas to gain expertise and weapons knowledge.
Report in influential newspaper says Palestinian's murder shows up Malaysia's permissive environment for extremists.
Britain accused Russia on Wednesday of breaking the two-decade international ban on chemical weapons, at emergency talks on last month's poisoning with a nerve agent of a former Russian spy.
The router hacking operation has targeted both government and private sector groups, and the key providers of network infrastructure and internet services serving them.
A Swedish man has been suspected of gathering information about exiles’ housing, family situation, political activities, and meetings
The Russian woman who was poisoned last month alongside her former spy father said she is recovering, in her first public statement since the attack, as Moscow and London unleashed a new war of words during a bitter session at the UN Security Council.
A cat and two guinea pigs owned by the former double agent poisoned in the UK are dead, the British government confirmed late Thursday after questions were raised by Russia.
The first of a group of 60 US diplomats who have been expelled from Russia in the wake of the poisoned spy row departed from Washington's embassy in Moscow early Thursday, an AFP reporter on the scene said.