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US enforcement roundup

US enforcement roundup

07 August 2020

In the latest US enforcement roundup, Tennessee prosecutors beef up their trade secret theft case against a former Coca-Cola engineer, a 3D printing company files a disclosure with OFAC and US authorities arrest two individuals for allegedly attempting to export military use goods to China.

US bolsters case against Harvard professor over alleged China funding

US bolsters case against Harvard professor over alleged China funding

29 July 2020

US prosecutors have added tax charges to the case against a Harvard University professor accused of concealing his links to China.

Ohio State University scientist charged over China links

Ohio State University scientist charged over China links

10 July 2020

US prosecutors have accused an Ohio State University professor of failing to disclose his ties to a Chinese university while receiving millions in US grant funding.

New Zealand fines bank over China-linked money laundering scheme

New Zealand fines bank over China-linked money laundering scheme

05 March 2020

New Zealand authorities have fined a local bank and two executives following the first ever criminal conviction under the country’s anti-money laundering law.

Chinese engineer imprisoned for economic espionage on US oil company

Chinese engineer imprisoned for economic espionage on US oil company

28 February 2020

A Chinese engineer, who pleaded guilty to stealing trade secrets valued at $1 billion from a US petroleum company, has received a two-year prison sentence.

Chinese scientist indicted on economic espionage charges

Chinese scientist indicted on economic espionage charges

22 November 2019

A US grand jury has charged a former employee of agrochemical company Monsanto for allegedly stealing trade secrets for the Chinese government.

China’s laws can make cooperation with foreign investigations “impossible”

China’s laws can make cooperation with foreign investigations “impossible”

31 October 2019

The combination of local state secret and data protection laws can make it impossible for companies in China to cooperate with investigations from foreign agencies.

Ex-US State Department official jailed over China espionage

Ex-US State Department official jailed over China espionage

10 July 2019

A former State Department administrative assistant has been sentenced to 40 months in prison for handing top secret information to Chinese government agents in exchange for money and gifts.

Former State Department official convicted of defrauding the US

Former State Department official convicted of defrauding the US

25 April 2019

The US Department of Justice’s China initiative has ensnared a former US State Department official who gave secrets to Chinese “spies”.

US civil settlements could drive trade secret theft cases

US civil settlements could drive trade secret theft cases

14 February 2019

Scorned US companies could prove to be a great ally to the US Justice Department in its push to crack down on trade secret theft cases amid a trade war with China.

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