An ex- General Motors engineer convicted of stealing hybrid technology was sentenced to just a year and a day in prison, far below the punishment sought by the government in a case that involved an alleged scheme to take the trade secrets to China.
General Motors Co. wants a long prison sentence next week for a former employee and her husband who were convicted of stealing hybrid vehicle technology for potential use by competitors in China.
A former General Motors engineer and her husband were convicted by a federal jury in Detroit for conspiring to steal hybrid technology trade secrets from GM with the intent to use them in a joint venture with an automotive competitor in China.
If you’re stealing trade secrets, the United States Department of Justice has a little message for you: They will hunt you down.
A former Michigan research scientist was convicted Monday of charges he stole trade secrets from Midland based Dow Chemical Co. and sold them to companies in China.
A former Ford Motor Co. engineer charged with stealing trade secrets before a move to China has pleaded guilty and faces more than five years in prison.