Legislation Introduced to Strengthen USA’s Ability to Combat Economic Espionage

U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has introduced the Deterring Espionage by Foreign Entities through National Defense (DEFEND) Act, which would update the Economic Espionage Act (EEA) to better address the growing threat of economic and industrial espionage perpetrated by foreign actors. This legislation increases the damages available for victims … More Legislation Introduced to Strengthen USA’s Ability to Combat Economic Espionage

Insider Sentenced for Economic Espionage

California Engineer Sold Satellite Secrets to “Foreign Agent” On July 7, 2016, three days after his fellow Americans had celebrated the nation’s Independence Day, engineer Gregory Allen Justice, who worked for a cleared government contractor in California, was arrested in a hotel room for selling sensitive satellite information to someone he believed was a Russian … More Insider Sentenced for Economic Espionage