Billion-Dollar Secrets Stolen Scientist Sentenced for Theft of Trade Secrets

When scientist Hongjin Tan resigned from the Oklahoma petroleum company he’d worked at for 18 months, he told his superiors that he planned to return to China to care for his ageing parents. He also reported that he hadn’t arranged his next job, so the company agreed to let him stay in his role until … More Billion-Dollar Secrets Stolen Scientist Sentenced for Theft of Trade Secrets

Former GE Engineer and Chinese Businessman Charged with Economic Espionage and Theft of GE’s Trade Secrets

An indictment charges Xiaoqing Zheng, 56, of Niskayuna, New York, and Zhaoxi Zhang, 47, of Liaoning Province, China, with economic espionage and conspiring to steal General Electric’s (GE’s) trade secrets surrounding turbine technologies, knowing and intending that those stolen trade secrets would be used to benefit the People’s Republic of China.  Assistant Attorney General for … More Former GE Engineer and Chinese Businessman Charged with Economic Espionage and Theft of GE’s Trade Secrets

Seven People Charged With Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets For Benefit of Chinese Manufacturing Company

Case Involves Dual-Use Technology With Military Applications WASHINGTON – A criminal complaint was unsealed today charging seven individuals with conspiring to steal trade secrets from a business in the U.S. on behalf of a company in China that was engaged in manufacturing a high-performance, naval-grade product for military and civilian uses. On May 23, 2017, … More Seven People Charged With Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets For Benefit of Chinese Manufacturing Company