trade secrets

Shanshan Du -- Yu Qin (Booking Photos)

Judge Gives Major Break In GM Theft Case

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

Shanshan Du -- Yu Qin (Booking Photos)

GM Wants Tough Punishment In Hybrid Secrets Theft

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2013

Shanshan Du -- Yu Qin (Booking Photos)

Two Convicted In Conspiracy To Steal GM Trade Secrets

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole speaks at Schoolcraft College Tuesday. Matt Roush photo.

U.S. Attorney Event Tackles High-Tech Corporate Espionage

If you’re stealing trade secrets, the United States Department of Justice has a little message for you: They will hunt you down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012


Former Dow Employee Convicted Of Selling Trade Secrets To China

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2011

Ex-Ford Engineer Pleads Guilty To Stealing Secrets

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.