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This webpage contains a current list of all known prosecutions of economic espionage and theft of trade secret cases under or related to the Economic Espionage Act since its enactment in 1996.  It is created as a fact-based resource for research and analysis.  Efforts are ongoing to add new cases, complete entries, update status, and improve its content with publicly available information.  Community and crowd participation are encouraged.  Visit this 01/25/2016 blog in LinkedIn for the historical background and original creation of FedCases.

First DateCase #YearBenefit
Nation/Area
DescriptionCourtChargesStatusDefendantsFirmsLinks
2018/11/0118-cr-004652018Taiwan/ChinaMicron Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1831; EEA-1832Active1. Stephen Zhengkun Chen, 55
Taiwan National

2. Jianting J.T. He, 42
Taiwan National

3. Kenny Yungming Wang, 44
Taiwan National
1. Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co.

2. United Microelectronics Corp
Indictment092718
DOJ110118
Media110118
Media110118
Media110118
2018/10/302018ChinaAerospace Firms Trade Secrets S.D. Cal.Conspiracy to damage protected computers; conspiracy to obtain informationActive1. Zhang Zhang-Gui

2. Zha Rong

3. Chai Meng

4. Liu Chunliang

5. Gao Hong Kun

6. Zhunag Xiaowei

7. Ma Zhiqi

8. Li Xiao

9. Gu Gen

10. Tian Xi
Indictment102518
DOJ103018
Media103018
Media103018
Media103118
2018/10/2918-cr-005272018TaiwanGenentech Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832; computer fraud and abuseActive1. Xanthe Lam, 66
S. San Francisco, CA

2. Allen Lam, 68
S. San Francisco, CA

3. James Quach, 58,
Dale City, CA

4. John Chan, 29
San Francisco, CA
Indictment102518
DOJ102918 Media103018
Media103018
2018/10/1018-cr-000432018ChinaGE Trade SecretS.D. OhioEEA-1831; EEA-1832Active1. Yanjun Xu
Chinese National
Indictment040418
Media101018
Media101018
Media101118
Media102018
2018/09/252018ChinaAiding in espionageActive1. Ji Chaoqun, 27
Chicago, IL
Chinese National
Media092518
Media092518
2018/08/032018ChinaVentria Rice Technology Trade SecretsE.D. Ark.EEA-1832; conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen propertyActive1. Liu Xuejun, 49
Tianjin, China
Chinese National

2. Sun Yue, 36
Tianjin, China
Chinese National
DOJ080318
Media080318
2018/08/0118-mj-004342018ChinaGE Trade SecretsN.D.N.Y.EEA-1832Active1. Xiaoqing Zheng, 55
Niskayuna, NY
U.S. Citizen
DOJ080118
Media080118
Media080118
Media080218
Media080318
2018/07/0918-cr-709192018ChinaApple Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Active1. Xiaolang Zhang, 33
San Jose, CA
Complaint070918
Media071118
DOJ071618
Media071718
2018/06/142018U.S.Jawbone Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Active1. Katherine Mogal, 52
San Francisco, CA

2. Ana Rosario, 33
Pacifica, CA

3. Patrick Narron, 41
Boulder Creek, CA

4. Patricio Romano, 37
Calabasas, CA

5. Rong Zhang, 45
El Cerrito, CA

6. Jing Qi Weiden, 39
San Jose, CA
DOJ061418
Media061418
2017/12/0617-cr-006032017ChinaApplied Materials Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Active1. Liang Chen, 52
Saratoga, CA

2. Donald Olgado, 54
Palo Alto, CA

3. Wei-Yung Hsu, 57
San Jose, CA

4. Robert Ewald, 60
Aptos, CA
Indictment113017
DOJ120617
Media120617
2017/11/2717-cr-002472017ChinaMoody’s/Siemens/Trimble Trade SecretsW.D. Pa.EEA-1832; computer fraud and abuse; wire fraud; identity theftActive1. Yingzhuo Wu
Chinese national
Guangzhou, China

2. Hao Dong
Chinese national
Guangzhou, China

3. Lei Xia
Chinese national
Guangzhou, China
Indictment091317
Media112717
2017/10/1217-cr-000632017ChinaChemours Co Trade SecretsD. Del.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jerry Jindong Xu, 48
Canadian National
time served (10 months); deported to Canada
Indictment090517
DOJ101217
Media101217
DOJ061218
Media061218
Media062718


2017/08/3117-mj-062322017UnknownMedrobotics Corp Trade SecretsD. Mass.EEA-1832; access computer without authorizationClosed
1. case dropped
1. Dong Liu, 44
Chinese-Canadian Citizen
Montreal, Canada
Media083117
Media083117
Media092117
Media102717
2017/05/2417-cr-001102017ChinaSyntactic Foam Trade Secrets
DOJ201801
D.D.C.EEA-1831, EEA-1832, conspiracy to launder monetray instruments, forfeitureActive1. Shan Shi, 52
U.S. Citizen
Houston, Texas

2. Kui Bo, 40
Canadian citizen
Dallas, Texas

3. Gang Liu, 31
Chinese national
Houston, Texas

4. Samuel Abotar Ogoe, 74
U.S. Citizen
Missouri City, Texas

5. Uka Kalu Uche, 35
U.S. Citizen
Spring, Texas

6. Hui Huang, 32
Chinese national
lives in U.S.



7. Taizhou CBM Future New
Material Science and Technology Co. Ltd
China-based company

8. CMB International, Inc.
Houston-based company
Docket
DOJ052317
Media052417
Indictment060817
DOJ042718
Indictment042718
Media042718
Media043018
2017/02/2817-cr-00103 2017RussiaYahoo Account TheftN.D. Cal.EEA-1831, EEA-1832, computer fraud, wire fraud, unauthorized accesss, counterfeit access, identity theftActive
4. pleaded guilty
1. Dmitry Aleksandrovich Dokuchaev, 33
Russian National
Russia

2. Igor Anatolyevich Sushchin, 43
Russian National
Russia

3. Alexsey Alexseyevich Belan, 29
Russian National
Russia

4. Karim Baratov, 22
Canadian National
Canada
5 years prison; $250,000 fine
Indictment022817
DOJ031517
Media031517
Media070717
Media070817
Media071917
Media081817
Media112917
2016/07/1916-cr-004992016RussiaBoeing Satellite Trade Secrets
DOJ201801
C.D. Cal.EEA-1832, ITAR, AECAClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Gregory Allen Justice, 49
U.S. Citizen
Culver City, CA
5 years prison
DOJ070116
Docket070716
DOJ070816
Media082716
Media052217
DOJ082117
Media091817
Media091917
Media092217
2016/05/2416-cr-000792016UnknownRockwell Trade SecretsE.D. Wis.EEA-1832Closed
1. found not guilty
1. Tan Liu, 45
Chinese National
Pewaukee, WI
Docket052416
Media052416
Media052516
Media013018
2016/04/1416-cr-000462016ChinaNuclear Power Conspiracy against the United States
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
E.D. Tenn.alt: Atomic Energy ActClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Szuhsiung “Allen” Ho, 66
U.S. Citizen
Wilmington, DE
2 years prison; 1 year supervised release; $20,000 fine
China General Nuclear Power CompanySee Allen Ho under Profiling
Indictment040516
DOJ041416
DOJ083117
Media083117
2016/01/2016-cr-000222016ChinaGSK Biopharmaceutical Trade SecretsE.D. Pa.EEA-1832, wire fraud, money launderingActive
1. pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy. Sentencing on 2018/12/18.
1. Yu Xue, 45
U.S. Citizen
Wayne, PA

2. Tao Li, 42
U.S. Citizen
Nanjing, China

3. Yan Mei, 36
unknown citizenship
Nanjing, China

4. Tian Xue, 45
unknown citizenship
Charlotte, NC

5. Lucy Xi, 38
unknown citizenship
West Lake Village, CA
Indictment
DOJ012016
Media012016
Media012616
Radio012916
Media022516
Media022516
Media071816
Media083118
2015/12/0816-cr-000102016ChinaEconomic Espionage Charges against Ex-IBM employee to benefit China
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
S.D.N.Y.EEA-1831, EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jiaqiang Xu, 29
Chinese National
Beijing, China
5 years prison
DOJ120815
Media120815
DOJ061416
Indictment061416
Media062416
Media051917
DOJ011818
2015/08/2515-cr-710602015ChinaMachine Zone Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. dismissed/acquitted
1. Jing Zeng, 42
U.S. Citizen
San Ramon, CA
DOJ082015
DOJ082515
Media082515
Media090716
Firm120617
2015/05/2115-cr-002042015ChinaUniversity Professor Charged In Pocket Heater Wire Fraud SchemeE.D. Pa.alt: wire fraudClosed
1. case dropped
1. Xiaoxing Xi, 57
U.S. Citizen
Penn Valley, PA
See Xiaoxing Xi under Profiling
DOJ052115
2015/05/1915-cr-001062015ChinaEconomic Espionage and Avago and Skyworks Trade Secrets for China
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
N.D. Cal.EEA-1831, EEA-1832Active1. Hao Zhang, 36
Chinese National

2. Wei Pang, 35
Chinese National

3. Jinping Chen, 41
Chinese National

4. Huisui Zhan, 34
Chinese National

5. Chong Zhou, 26
Chinese National

6. Zhao Gang, 39
Chinese National
Indictment040115
DOJ051915
Indictment
Media051915
Media060815
2015/05/0815-cr-001102015ChinaPPG Trade SecretsW.D. Pa.EEA-1832Closed
1. committed suicide
1. Thomas Rukavina, 62
U.S. Citizen
Plum Borough, PA
DOJ050815
Media051115
Media060715
2015/05/0815-cr-002342015ChinaCharlotte Company Trade SecretsW.D.N.C.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Xiwen Huang, 55
U.S. Citizen
Charlotte, NC
60 months prison; 2 years SRT; $100 assessment; restitution $114,275.31
Docket100115
Media050815A
Media050815B
DOJ100115
Information100115
Media100215
Media110716
Decision012617
2015/04/1515-cr-002362015UnknownVW and Bosch Trade SecretsD.S.C.EEA-1832Active1. Bennito Roel Van LeeuwaardeDocket
2015/03/3015-cr-001002015NoneCree Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
M.D.N.C.EEA-1832Active
1. pleaded guilty
1. Lin Cheng
U.S. Citizen
Leagle120915
DOJ062716
2014/12/0914-mj-002712014ChinaPratt & Whitney Trade Secrets
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
D. Conn.alt: transport stolen propertyClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Yu Long, 38
Chinese National
Ithaca, NY
Time served (30 months)
DOJ120914
Media120914
Media030515
DOJ121916
Media122016
Media062317
2014/10/2114-cr-003042014VietnamBoston Scientific Trade SecretsD. Minn.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Aaron Quoc Khieu, 43
Maple Grove, MN
1 year prison
Media102114
Media041515
Media123015
2014/10/2014-cr-001492014ChinaNOAA Employee Downloading Restricted Government FilesS.D. Ohioalt: theft of government property, illegal computer access, false statements
Closed
1. case dropped
1. Xiafen “Sherry” Chen, 59
U.S. Citizen
Wilmington, OH
See Sherry Chen under Profiling
DOJ102014
2014/09/1214-cr-002052014ChinaGE Healthcare Trade SecretsE.D. Wis.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jun Xie, 41
Chinese National
2 years probation, $130,000 restitution
Media091214
Media121614
2014/08/2714-cr-001732014ChinaFederal Spy Case Turned into Child Pornography C.D. Cal.alt: child pornographyActive
1. convicted by jury
1. Keith Preston Gartenlaub, 46
U.S. Citizen
Docket082714
Media090314
Media040516
2014/08/1514-cr-013182014ChinaComputer Hacking Scheme on Defense Trade Secrets
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
C.D. Cal.EEA-1832, unauthorized computer access, arms exportClosed
1. pleaded guilty to illegal access and arms export
1. Su Bin, 49
Chinese National
British Columbia, Canada
46 months prison, $10,000 fine
DOJ081514
Media070815
Media032316
Media071416
Media071416
2014/07/1714-cr-001602014UnknownRF Micro Trade SecretsM.D.N.C.EEA-1832Active
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jimmy S. Xiang

2. Xiaohang Du
Background
Media032015
Motion071416
2014/07/0914-cr-000932014S. KoreaDuPont Trade SecretsE.D. Va.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Toray Chemical Korea
$2,058,000 fine
FBI070914
2014/07/0114-cr-001762014UnknownUnnamedS.D. Tex.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Tae Cho
5 months
2014/07/0114-cr-007042014U.S.Trading Company Trade SecretsN.D. Ill.EEA-1832Active1. David Jacob Newman, 32
U.S. Citizen
Chicago, IL
DOJ120514
Media120514
2014/07/0114-cr-000352014UnknownDanimer Scientific Trade SecretsM.D. Ga.EEA-1832Active1. Mark Jones
2014/06/0914-cr-002112014U.S.Voltaix Trade SecretsN.D. Tex.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Mattias Tezock, 53
Terrell, TX
5 years probation; $4 million restitution
FBI060914
Media080515
DOJ081916
2014/05/1914-cr-001182014ChinaPLA Cyber Espionage Against U.S. Corporations and a Labor OrganizationW.D. Pa.EEA-1831, EEA-1832, EEA-other, computer hacking, economic espionage
Active
1. Fugitive
2. Fugitive
3. Fugitive
4. Fugitive
5. Fugitive
1. Wang Dong
Chinese National
China

2. Sun Kailiang
Chinese National
China

3. Wen Xinyu
Chinese National
China

4. Huang Zhenyu
Chinese National
China

5. Gu Chunhui
Chinese National
China
Indictment
DOJ051914
2014/04/2414-cr-002122014U.S.Rogerson Kratos Trade Secrets C.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. convicted by judge
1. Derek Wai Hung Tam Sing, 44
unknown citizenship
Glendale, CA
1 year 1 day prison
Docket
Finding010416
DOJ010616
Media010616
Media010716
DOJ060616
FBI061716
2014/04/2213-cr-000782013InternationalXBox Underground International Hacking RingD. Del.EEA-1832Active
1. pleaded guilty to conspiracy
2. pleaded guilty
3. pleaded guilty
4. pleaded guilty
1. Austin Alcala, 19
Cordsville, IN
3 years supervised release

2. Nathan Leroux, 20
Bowie, MD
24 months prison

3. Sanadodeh Nesheiwat, 28
Washington, NJ
18 months prison

4. David Pokora, 22
Canadian National
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
18 months prison
Wikipedia
DOJ012015
DOJ040115
Media042615
Media041916
2014/03/2014-cr-002052014NoneMicrosoft Trade SecretsW.D. Wash.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Alex A. Kibkalo
Russian National
3 months prison
Background
Media032014
2014/03/1514-cr-000142014CanadaBrake Parts Trade SecretsE.D. Ky.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. David Lewis, 65
Winchester, KY
3 years probation, $32,000 restitution
Background
FBI030514
2013/12/1213-cr-201342013ChinaAgricultural Scientists Charged With Stealing Seed Samples
DOJ201801
D. Kan.EEA-1832, false statementClosed
1. jury conviction
2. pleaded guilty to making false statements
1. Weiqiang Zhang, 47
Chinese National
Manhattan, KS
121 months prison

2. Wengui Yan, 63
US Citizen
Stuttgart, AR
1 year prison
DOJ121213
Legal121213
Media121313
Media110615
DOJ102616
Media102616
Media021617
Media040518
2013/12/1013-cr-001472013ChinaTrade Secrets From U.S. Seed Companies
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
S.D. IowaEEA-1832Active (fugitive)
1. pleaded guilty, 3 years prison, 2 farms restitution
2. fugitive
3. fugitive
4. fugitive
5. fugitive
6. fugitive
7. dismissed
1. Hailong Mo, 47
Chinese National
Boca Raton, FL

2. Shaoming Li
Chinese National
Beijing, China

3. Lei Wang
Chinese National
China

4. Hongwei Wang
Canadian National?
Quebec, Canada?

5. Jian Ye
Chinese National
China

6. Yong Lin
Chinese National
China

7. Yun Mo, 42
Chinese National
Beijing, China
passport returned
Legal121013
DOJ121913
DOJ070214
Media033015
Dismiss072815
Media072915
DOJ012716
H. Mo Plea
Media012816
DOJ100516
Media100616
2013/10/2313-cr-002262013UnknownSprung Brett Trade SecretsW.D.N.Y.EEA-1832, unauthorized access to computer, transport of stolen goods, wire fraudActive1. Yi Liu, 40
Lexington, SC
DOJ102313
2013/08/1413-cr-001592013ChinaEli Lilly Trade Secrets S.D. Ind.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. dismissed
2. dismissed
1. Guoqing Cao
U.S. Citizen
Carmel, IN

2. Shuyu Li
U.S. Citizen
Carmel, IN
See Profiling
Indictment
Docket
Media120814
2013/07/0113-cr-001792013UnknownUnnamedD. Nev.EEA-1832Unknown1. Kimberly Baxa
2013/06/2713-cr-00084 2013ChinaAMSC Trade SecretsW.D. Wis.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. at large in China
2. at large in China
3. at large in Serbia
4. jury convicted on 3 counts
1. Su Liying, 36
Chinese National
China

2. Zhao Haichun, 33
Chinese National
China

3. Dejan Karabasevic, 40
Serbian National
Serbia
4. Sinovel Wind Group Co. Ltd.
$1.5 million statutory fine; $57.5 million restitution; $850K to others; 1 year probation
Docket
DOJ062713
AMSC091614
Motion072315
DOJ012418
Media012418
DOJ070618
2013/06/0614-cr-002912014IndiaBecton Dickinson Trade SecretsD.N.J.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Ketankumar Maniar, 36
Indian National
Mahwah, NJ
18 months prison, $32,454 restitution
Media0606013
DOJ112913
FBI052814
Media101714
2013/04/022013ChinaAttempting To Damage A Protected Computer in Medical College E.D. Wis.alt: damage and delete information, false statementClosed
1. pleaded guilty to alternate charge
1. Huajun Zhao, 42
Chinese National
U.S. resident
time served; 2 years probation
Media040213
Media040213
DOJ041113
Media080613
Statement081613
2012/12/1212-cr-002772012ChinaEVS Covidien and Edwards Lifesciences Trade SecretsC.D. Cal.EEA-1832Active1. Wenfeng Lu, 43
unknown citizenship
Irvine, CA
DOJ051316
Media051716
2012/11/0812-cr-004622012U.S.Mogas Trade SecretsS.D. Tex.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Steven Thomas Stancil, 52
Magnolia, TX
5 months prison, 5 months house arrest, 3 years supervised release, 200 hours community service
DOJ020813
2012/10/0912-cr-000432012U.S.White Drive Products Trade SecretsW.D. Ky.EEA-1832Closed
1. convicted by jury
2. acquitted by jury
3. acquitted by jury
1. Phillip Lee Groves
U.S. Citizen
Christian County, KY

2. Gregory Lee Wampler
U.S. Citizen
Christian County, KY

3. Eric Dale Tinderholt
U.S. Citizen
Christian County, KY
Indictment100912
FBI101512
FBI041614
2012/09/0412-cr-001562012ChinaPittsburgh Corning Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
W.D. Mo.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. time served
1. Ji Li Huang, 45
Chinese National
China
18 months prison, $250,000 fines, $29,778 forfeit

2. Xiao Guang Qi, 32
Chinese National
China
time served, $20,000 fine
FBI090412
Legal090412
DOJ012513
2012/08/2112-cr-001372012S. KoreaDupont Trade Secrets
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
E.D. Va.EEA-1832, obstruction of juticeActive
6. pleaded guilty
1. Jong-Hyun Choi, 58
Korean National

2. In-Sik Han, 52
Korean National

3. Ju-Wan Kim, 42
Korean National

4. Kyeong-Hwan Rho, 49
Korean National

5. Young-Soo Seo, 51
Korean National
6. Kolon Industries
$85 million criminal fines; $275 million restitution
Indictment082112
DOJ043015
Media043015

2012/08/1412-cr-003802012ChinaBridgestone Trade SecretsN.D. OhioEEA-1832, false statementsClosed
1. dismissed
1. Xiaorong Wang, 50
unknown citizenship
Hudson, OH
Docket
DOJ081412
Media032312
Media081412
Media101112
2012/07/0112-cr-004882012UnknownUnnamedD. Nev.EEA-1832, computer fraudUnknown1. Katherine M. Kaplan
2012/07/0112-cr-001372012UnknownUnnamedS.D. OhioEEA-1832Unknown1. Jeffrey S. Walden
2012/06/0512-cr-012462012ChinaTaking Government Property to ChinaD.N.M.alt: misuse and theft of government resources, false statementClosed
1. pleaded guilty to alternate charge
1. Jianyu Huang, 46
U.S. Citizen
Albuquerque, NM
1 year and 1 day prison, 1 year supervised release
Media060512
Blog052113
Order041614
DOJ082514
Media112614
2012/04/2512-cr-000272012ChinaOrbit Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D. UtahEEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
2. dismissed
4. pleaded guilty
1. Janice Kuang Capener, 32
Chinese National
U.S. resident
90 days prison, 24 months supervised release, $100 special assessment, $3,000 fine

2. Luo Jun, 36
Chinese National
China
3. Sunhills International, LLC

4. Zhejiang Honghen Irrigation Equipment Co. Ltd.
36 months probation, $100,000 fine, $300,000 restitution
Docket
FBI050712
Order022013
Order110713
2012/04/0913-cr-205252013S. KoreaWacker Trade SecretsE.D. Mich.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Michael Kodzo Agodoa, 62
Ghana National
24 months prison, $7,500 fine, $100 special assessment
Docket
Media012114
2012/03/2812-cr-001892012NoneJet Products Trade SecretsS.D. Tex.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Wen-Long Huang, 62
U.S. Citizen
Houston, TX
2 years probation
DOJ042712
2012/01/1712-cr-000342012ChinaSanofi Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D.N.J.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Yuan Li, 29
Chinese National
Somerset, NJ
18 months prison, 2 years supervised release, $100 special assessment, $131,000 restitution
Information
FBI011712
2011/12/1911-cr-007222011ChinaSolar Technology Trade SecretsE.D. Pa.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Tung Pham, 46
unknown citizenship
1 year and 1 day prison, 3 years supervised release
Media121911
Indictment
DOJ070213
2011/12/1011-cr-021232011U.S.Boeing Trade SecretsE.D. Wash.EEA-1832Closed
1. convicted by jury
1. Stephen Marty Ward
Palmyra, IN
3 months prison, 3 years supervised release
Media121611
YouTube020116
2011/12/0911-cr-001322011IndiaFrontier Scientific Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D. UtahEEA-1832, computer fraud, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty to unlawful access to computer
1. Prabhu Mohapatra, 42
unknown citizenship
North Logan, UT
3 days time served, $3,435 restitution
Media120911
Media051212
Media051313
Media060413
2011/11/2911-cr-002082011ChinaMilitary Technical Data and Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D.N.J.EEA-1832, AECA, ITAR, false statementsClosed
1. convicted by jury
1. Sixing Liu, 49
Chinese National
Deerfield, IL
70 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $15,000 fine
Indictment
Media092612
DOJ032513
Media032513
Order091014
Appeal091014
2011/10/1311-cr-006992011U.S.Citadel Trading Trade SecretsN.D. Ill.EEA-1832, wire fraud, obstruction of justiceClosed
1. pleaded guilty
2. sentenced
1. Yihao Pu, 24
unknown citizenship
Chicago, IL
3 years prison, 3 years supervised release, $759,649 restitution

2. Sahil Uppal, 24
unknown citizenship
Colts Neck, NJ
3 years probation, $759,649 restitution
DOJ101311
DOJ011515
2011/08/2311-cr-005732011ChinaDuPont Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
N.D. Cal.EEA-1831, EEA-1832, bankruptcy fraud, tax evasion, obstruction of justice Active
1. convicted by jury trial
2. pleaded guilty
3. convicted by jury trial
4. pleaded guilty
5. fugitive
6. convicted
7. pleaded not guilty
8. pleaded not guilty
9. pleaded not guilty
10. pleaded not guilty
Initial hearing on Third Superceding Indictment on 2018/10/02
1st federal jury conviction under Economic Espionage Act of 1996

1. Walter Lian-Heen Liew, 56
U.S. Citizen
Walnut Creek, CA
15 years prison, $27.8 million forfeit, $511,487.82 restitution, $2,000 special assessment

2. Christina Hong Qiao Liew, 51
U.S. Citizen
Orinda, CA
3 years probation, $6 million restitution

3. Robert Maegerle, 78
U.S. Citizen
Harbeson, DE
30 months prison, $367,679 restitution, $400 special assessment

4. Tze Chao, 79
U.S. Citizen

5. Hou Shengdong, 42
Chinese National
6. USA Performance Technology, Inc.
5 years probation, $18.9 million fine, $3,600 special assessment

7. Pangang Group Company, Ltd.

8. Pangang Group Steel Vanadium & Titanium Company, Ltd.

9. Pangang Group Titanium Indiustry Company, Ltd.

10. Pangang Group International Economic & Trading Company
Indictment
Docket
DOJ020812
FBI030212
Media031012
Quash022213
DOJ030514
Media030514
DOJ071114
Media050615
Media050517
Media050517
Media050817
DOJ090718
2011/06/3011-cr-004582011ChinaGlobex Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
N.D. Ill.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Chunlai Yang, 50
unknown citizenship
Libertyville, IL
4 years probation
Docket
FBI091912
Media030315
Media030315
2010/11/1010-cr-008272010ChinaSiRF Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, conspiracy, foreign transportation of stolen propertyActive (fugitive)
1. pleaded guilty
2. fugitive
3. fugitive
1. Zhiqiang Zhang, 41
unknown citizenship
San Ramon, CA
5 years probation, $75,000 restitution; 6 months curfew

2. Xiaodong Liang

3. Yanmin Li
DOJ111610
Media080713
2010/10/0811-cr-102682011IsraelAkamai Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D. Mass.EEA-1831Closed1. Elliot Doxer, 42
US citizen
Brookline, MA
6 months prison, 6 months home confinement, $25,000 fine
Docket
Media191410
Media100810
FBI121911
Media012412
2010/08/0311-cr-002182011ItalyArmacell Trade SecretsM.D.N.C.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jeffrey Bostic
5 years probation, $255,000 restitution
Background
2010/07/2210-cr-204542010ChinaGM Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
E.D. Mich.EEA-1832, wire fraud, obstruction of justiceClosed
1. convicted by jury
2. convicted by jury
1. Yu Qin, 52
unknown citizenship
Troy, MI
36 months prison, 12 months supervised release, $25,000 fine

2. Shanshan Du, 54
unknown citizenship
Troy, MI
12 months and one day prison, 12 months supervised release, $12,500 fine
FBI043013
Appeal062614
2010/07/0110-cr-000132010U.S.Swedish Match Trade SecretsW.D. Ky.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Randall K. Mulhollen
1 year 1 day prison
Background
2010/06/1610-cr-001022010ChinaDow and Cargill Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
S.D. Ind.EEA-1831Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1st case in Indiana and 8th case nationwide under EEA

1. Kexue Huang, 46
Canadian National
Carmel, IN
87 months prison, 3 years supervised release
Docket
Media101811
DOJ122111
2010/06/1010-cr-000132010U.S.Turbine Engines Components Technologies Trade SecretsM.D. Ga.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Kevin Crow, 57
36 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $100 assessment, $10,000 fine
Docket
FBI121410
2010/04/1910-cr-004172010U.S.Societe Generale Trade SecretsS.D.N.Y.EEA-1832, trasnport of stolen goodsClosed
1. convicted by jury
1. Samarth Agrawal, 26
3 years prison
Wikipedia
DOJ111910
Media030111
2010/02/0110-cr-005232010IndiaBristol-Meyers Trade SecretsN.D.N.Y.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Shalin Jhaveri, 30
Indian National
Syracuse, NY
1+ year prison time served, 3 years supervised release, $5,000 fine
FBI110510
FBI021711
Media021811
2009/12/1509-cr-004252009S. KoreaDuPont Trade SecretsE.D. Va.EEA-1832, obstruction of justiceClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Michael David Mitchell, 52
U.S. Citizen
Chesterfield, VA
18 months prison, $187,895.90 restitution
DOJ031810
2009/12/0309-cr-205662009U.S.Quicken Loans Trade SecretsE.D. Mich.EEA-1832, wire fraudUnknown
1. pleaded guilty to computer fraud
1. Michael Hummel, 35
Saline, MI

Docket
FBI120309
2009/10/1909-cr-203042009ChinaFord Motor Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
E.D. Mich.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Xiang Dong Yu, 49
Chinese National
Beijing, China
70 months prison, $12,500 fine
FBI111710
FBI041211
2009/10/0110-cr-000562010ChinaDuPont Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D. Del.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Hong Meng, 43
Chinese National
14 months prison, $58,621 restitution
Media090909
Docket
DOJ060810
FBI102110
2009/08/2009-cr-003212009ChinaHoffman Group Trade SecretsD. Or.EEA-1832, wire fraud, conspiracyClosed
1. dismissed
2. dismissed
3. dismissed
1. Shengbao Wu
unknown citizenship

2. Thongsouk Soutavong
unknown citizenship

3. Hock Chee Khoo
unknown citisenship
Docket
Cost Recovery
Opinion&Order030111
2009/07/0310-cr-000962010U.S.Goldman Sachs Trade SecretsS.D.N.Y.EEA-1832, transportation of stolen property, unauthorized computer accessClosed
1. convicted by jury, acquitted upon appeal, later upheld
1. Sergey Aleynikov
U.S. Citizen
97 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $12,500 fine
Background
Wikipedia
FlashBoys
CaseStudy
Appeal041112
Upheld050318
2009/07/0109-cr-006702009U.S.Global VR Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, wire fraud, counterfeit goods, stolen goods, money launderingClosed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. David Russell Foley
La Gatos, CA
24 months prison, 3 years supervised release

2. Michael Daddona
Orange, CA
2 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $200 assessment, $5,000 fine
Indict070109
Media072209
Indict081811
Sentence072314
2009/06/2409-cr-004242009ChinaUnnamed Medical Programming Trade Secrets to ChinaE.D. Pa.EEA-1832Closed
1. Pleaded guilty
1. Jing He, 28
Chinese National
West Chester, PA
2 years in prison, 3 years supervised release, $250 fine, $100 assessment
2009/04/1009-cr-007222009ChinaenfoTech Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D.N.J.EEA-1832, wire fraud, money transaction, perjuryClosed
1. acquitted by jury trial of trade secrets; guilty of wire fraud
1. Yan Zhu, 31
Chinese National
Lodi, NJ
3 years probation, $700 special assessment
Report
DOJ092409
FBI040611
Opinion020212
2009/03/2709-cr-002902009ChinaValspar Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
N.D. Ill.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. David Yen Lee, 54
unknown citizenship
Jersey City, NJ
15 months prison, $100,000 fine; $30,975 restitution
Docket
FBI120810
Media120910
2009/03/1609-cr-201182009U.S.World Alliance Trade SecretsE.D. Mich.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Bruce Jarrard, 37
Royal Oak, MI
DOJ031609
Media070609
2009/03/0608-cr-001752008ChinaGoodyear Tire and Rubber Trade SecretsE.D. Tenn.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. convicted by jury
2. convicted by jury
1. Clark Alan Roberts, 46
U.S. Citizen
Greenback, TN
4 months house arrest, 150 hours community service, 4 years’ probation, fined $1,000

2. Sean Edward Howley, 38
U.S. Citizen
Greenback, TN
4 months house arrest, 150 hours community service, 4 years’ probation, fined $1,000
DOJ030609
Media121010
Media020513
2009/02/0109-cr-008242009U.S.Guidepoint Global Trade SecretsS.D.N.Y.EEA-1832, blackmailClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Paul Kuruzovich, 43
1 year prison, 1 year supervised release, $25 special assessment, $59,652.85 restitution (abated after suicide)
Background
Order111413
2009/01/0711-cr-000292011U.S.KLA-Tencor Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Brian Murphy
3 years probation, $40,000 restitution
Media031913
2008/12/0208-cr-206332008U.S.Visteon Trade SecretsE.D. Mich.EEA-1832Active1. Jerry Latimore
U.S. Citizen

2. Luther Gilford
U.S. Citizen
Order020210
2008/11/1208-cr-004582008S. KoreaLubrizol Trade SecretsN.D. OhioEEA-1832Unknown1. Sang Ho Shin
Korean National

2. Dong Sik Kim
Korean National

3. Yeon Hee Lee
Korean National
Background
Background
Background
2008/11/0708-cr-400342008U.S.AMD Trade SecretsD. Mass.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Biswamohan Pani, 33 Chelmsford, MA
3 years prison, 2 years supervised release, $98,800 restitution, $17,500 fine
Wikipedia
Media110608
FBI080812
Media080912
2008/06/2608-cr-002372008U.S.Korn/Ferry Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, mail fraud, unauthorized access to computerClosed
1. convicted by jury
2. pleaded guilty
1. David Nosal, 47
Danville, CA
1 year prison, $827,983 restitution, $60,000 fine, $600 special assessment

2. Becky Christian
1 year probation
Wikipedia
Media081605
Media010814
Media021214
Media072514
YouTube102015
Media070516
Media032118
2008/04/0808-cr-000962008ChinaTexas Instrument Trade SecretsN.D. Tex.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. acquitted
1. Ellen Chen Yeh
unknown citizenship
Indictment020414
Report041114
Media010915
2008/04/0208-cr-001922008ChinaMotorola Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
N.D. Ill.EEA-1831Closed
1. convicted by court trial
1. Hanjuan Jin, 41
U.S. Citizen
Aurora, IL
4 years prison, 1 year supervised release
Judgment020812
Media082912
Appeal092613
2008/04/0208-cr-001392008S. KoreaLubrizol Trade SecretsN.D. OhioEEA-1832Closed1. Kyung J. Kim, 62
Broadview Heights, OH
19 months prison, $188,700 fine
Media040208
Media120108
2008/02/2910-cr-008122008InternationalGenesis Microwave Trade SecretsE.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Allen W. Cotten, 53
El Dorado Hills, CA
24 months prison, 3 years supervised release
Media022908
DOJ051608
Media051608
2008/02/2008-cr-000752008ChinaInternational Paint Trade SecretsS.D. Tex.EEA-1832, computer fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Qinggui Zeng, 46
Chinese National
Houston, TX
1 year 1 day prison, 36 months supervised release, $100 assessment
DOJ051608
2008/02/1108-cr-000242008ChinaBoeing Space Shuttle and Rocket Secrets
DOJ201606
C.D. Cal.EEA-1831, foreign agent, obstruction of justice, false statementsClosed
1. convicted by bench trial
5th indictment under Section 1831 of EEA

1. Dongfan “Greg” Chung, 73
U.S. Citizen
Orange, CA
188 months prison, 3 years supervised release
Decision071609
FBI071609
Appeal092611
2008/02/0108-cr-007092008U.S.Phillips Lumileds Light Company Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Robert Scott West, 21
Morgan Hill, CA
10 months home confinement, $100,000 restitution, $5,000 fine
DOJ100908
FBI062209
2008/01/0708-cr-000052008U.S.Avcard Defense Contract Trade SecretsD. Md.EEA-1832, defraud US, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Matthew W. Bittenbender
probation
DOJ010708
DOJ040908
Media041008
2007/12/0507-cr-005702007U.S.Aircraft Fuel Bidding SecretsD. Md.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
3. pleaded guilty
4. dismissed
5. assessed
1. Christopher Cartwright
U.S. Citizen
Prague, Czech Republic
Probation 3 years; Special Assessment $100.00; Restitution $40,926.75

2. Paul Wilkinson
U.S. Citizen
Prague, Czech Republic
Probation for term of 3 years as to Counts 1,2 and 3 to run concurrently to each other, with credit for time already served; Restitution $40,962.75; Fine $20,000.00; Assessment $300.00

3. Matthew W. Bittenbender
U.S. Citizen
3. Far East Russia Aircraft Services

4. Aerocontrol, LTD.
Assessment $400.00
Docket120507
Inidctment120507
DOJ120507
Media010808
2007/09/2606-cr-004242006ChinaNetLogic Trade Secrets
DOJ Fact Sheet
N.D. Cal.EEA-1831, EEA-1832, conspiracyClosed
1. acquitted by jury
2. dismissed
4th indictment under Section 1831 of EEA

1. Lan Lee, 42
U.S. Citizen
Palo Alto, CA

2. Yuefei Ge, 34
Chinese National
San Jose, CA
Media061906
DOJ092607
Media092707
Media021508
Order051309
Media101809
Media112309
Media112409
Court102709
Court102809
Media060914
Report071514
2007/08/3107-cr-005682007U.S.Korn/Ferry Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, unauthorized access to protected computerClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Mark Jacobson
1 year probation
Docket
Media040813
Opinion070516
2007/08/0107-cr-005822007U.S.Rohm and Haas Trade SecretsE.D.N.Y.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Robert A. Schetty III, 42
1 year probation, $15,536 restitution
DOJ080107
Media080107
2007/07/0107-cr-009422007UnknownUnnamedD.N.J.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Nilson Ribeiro
14 months prison
2007/07/0107-cr-004542007U.S.Bondholder Communications Trade SecretsE.D.N.Y.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. James Alarcon
3 years probation
2007/06/2708-cr-004232008U.S.IBM Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Atul Malhotra, 42
Santa Barbara, CA
5 months prison
Docket
DOJ071108
2007/03/2707-cr-029132007U.S.Imperial Group Trade SecretsS.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. dismissed
1. John K. Norris, 63
6 months house arrest, $5,000 fine

2. Matthew K. Norris, 33
dismissed after 1 year of plead
DOJ110607
Media022008
2007/02/0907-cr-004292007IranPalo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Trade SecretsD. Ariz.EEA-1832, transportation of stolen goods, computer fraud, illegal exportClosed
1. convicted by jury
1. Mohammad Rezi Alavi, 51
U.S. Citizen
15 months prison
Docket
2007/02/0207-cr-000192007U.S.Duracell Trade SecretsD. Conn.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Edward Grande, 48
Seymour, CT
5 years probation, $7,500 fine, 200 hours community service
DOJ020207
Media020207
Media051807
2006/12/2006-cr-00210
09-cr-00006
2006U.S.Eaton Trade SecretsS.D. Miss.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. dismissed
2. dismissed
3. dismissed
4. dismissed
5. dismissed
1. Rodney Case, 37
U.S. Citizen

2. Kevin Clark, 37
U.S. Citizen

3. Mike Fulton, 38
U.S. Citizen

4. Douglas Murphy, 48
U.S. Citizen

5. James Ward, 36
U.S. Citizen
Docket122006
Media080612
2006/12/1304-cr-202162004ChinaU.S. Military Source Code and Trade Secrets
DOJ Fact Sheet
N.D. Cal.EEA-1831, AECA, ITARClosed
1. pleaded guilty
3rd indictment under Section 1831 of EEA; 1st sentence under EEA

1. Xiaodong Sheldon Meng, 44
Canadian Citizen
Cupertino, CA
24 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $10,000 fine
DOJ061808
2006/07/1307-cr-000802007U.S.Morgan Stanley Trade SecretsS.D.N.Y.EEA-1832, transport of stolen goods, unauthorized access to computerClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Ira Chilowitz, 44
3 years probation, $325 special assessment, $27,000 restitution
Docket
Media020107
Media121708
2006/07/1206-cr-004842006ChinaKilopass Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, foreign transport of stolen propertyClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Man Wang
unknown citizenship
Santa Clara, CA
6 months prison, 36 months supervised release, $5,000 fine, $200 assessment
2006/07/0606-cr-003132006U.S.Coca Cola Trade SecretsN.D. Ga.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
3. convicted by jury
1. Ibrahim Dimson, 30
New York, NY
5 years prison, 3 years supervised release, $40,000 restitution

2. Edmund Duhaney, 43
Decatur, GA
2 years prison

3. Joya Williams, 41
Norcross, GA
8 years prison, 3 years supervised release, $40,000 restitution
Media070606
DOJ071106
DOJ052307
Media060607
Appeal051308
2006/07/0506-cr-203312006ChinaMetaldyne Trade SecretsE.D. Mich.EEA-1832, unauthorized access to computerClosed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty to unauthorized access to computer
3. pleaded guilty
1. Anne Lockwood, 53
Rockford, MI
30 months prison, 2 years supervised release, $100 special assessment

2. Michael Haehnel, 51
Rockford, MI
18 months probation

3. Fuping Liu, 42
Flushing, NY
9 months prison, 2 years supervised release
DOJ070506
DOJ021309
2006/05/1006-cr-000922006U.S.Broadcom Trade SecretsC.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. not guilty by bench trial
1. Tien Shiah, 40
unknown citizenship
Findings021908
Media021908
2006/02/1406-cr-001212006U.S.Dupont Trade SecretsD. Del.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Gary Min
18 months prison, $30,000 fine, $14,500 restitution
federation.org
DOJ021507
Media110707
2005/12/1505-cr-007442005U.S.BioGenex Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Mehdi Matt Rashidi, 44
Pleasanton, CA
10 months home confinement, 4 years probation
Media121505
2005/12/1304-cr-001182004U.S.Niku Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. John J. O’Neil, 43
1 year 1 day prison
Media120905
Media121305
2005/12/0105-cr-008122005U.S.Marvell Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, computer fraudClosed
1. computer fraud charges dismissed, convicted by bench trial, appeal upheld
1. Suibin Zhang, 43
unknown citizenship
Belmont, CA
3 months prison, 3 months supervised release, 200 hours communtiy service, $75,000 restitution
appealed
Dismissal111910
law360050912
FBI022513
TSI110514
2005/09/2904-cr-001182004U.S.Niku Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, transport stolen goodsClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. William F. McMenamin, 51
Austin, TX
4 months prison
DOJ092905
2005/09/1305-cr-002032005UnknownRettenmaier Trade SecretsW.D. Mich.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Troy Matthew Ulmer
1 year probation
Order100505
2005/08/2506-cr-008312006U.S.T.B. Penick Trade SecretsS.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Benjamin Munoz III, 33
San Diego, CA
6 months prison
DOJ101306
2005/07/0606-cr-000312006S. AfricaPermco Trade SecretsN.D. OhioEEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Jack A. Buffin
Stow, OH
2 years probation
2. Gear Pump Distributors
$190,000 fine, $95,000 restitution
Media070605
Media040506
2005/07/0105-cr-001872005UnknownUnknownN.D. Ill.EEA-1832Closed
1. acquitted and expunged
1. Unknown
2005/06/1405-cr-001512005U.S.Dual Temp Trade SecretsE.D. Wis.EEA-1832, unauthorized access to computerClosed
1. pleaded guilty to unautorized access
2. pleaded guilty to unautorized access
3. pleaded guilty to unautorized access
1. Michael P Conti
1 year probation, 180 days home confinement, $1.4 million total restitution

2. Frederick P. Anderson
1 year probation, 180 days home confinement

3. Richard Degroot
1 year probation, 180 days home confinement
Docket
Media021707
2005/03/2405-cr-000852005ChinaDow Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
M.D. La.EEA-1832, perjuryClosed
1. convicted by jury trial
1. Wen Chyu Liu, 74
unknown citizenship
60 months prison, 2 years supervised release, $25,000 fine, $600,00 forfeit
Appeal050613
2005/02/0105-cr-000392005U.S.Confluence Trade SecretsE.D. Pa.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. George S. Frena, 54
New Kensington, PA
6 months prison, 6 months home detention, 3 years probation
Media052305
2005/01/0305-cr-000042005NoneMicrosoft Trade SecretsS.D.N.Y.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. William P. Genovese, 27
Meriden, CT
24 months prison
DOJ110904
Media082905
DOJ012706
2004/08/2704-cr-001182004U.S.Niku Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Robert M. McKimmey
3 years probation
DOJ082704
2004/07/2106-cr-000722006U.S.Acxiom Trade SecretsE.D. Ark.EEA-1832, computer fraud, tempering witnessClosed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
3. pleaded guilty
4. pleaded guilty
5. pleaded guilty
1. Jeffrey Burstein
24 months probation

2. Magdiel Castro
24 months probation

3. Marcos Cavalcante
24 months probation

4. William Clinton
36 months probation

5. Jeffrey Richman
60 months probation
Background
Media071305
2004/07/0104-cr-000612004U.S.SBC Communications Trade SecretsE.D. Wis.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Richard G. Koval
2 years probation
2004/05/1204-mj-010672004U.S.Lockheed Martin Trade SecretsC.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. dismissed
1. Larry Satchell, 65Media050503
Media051204
2003/07/0103-cr-101312003UnknownPrecision Pattern Trade SecretsD. Kan.EEA-1832, computer fraud, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty to computer fraud
1. Shawn Childs
1 year probation
2003/05/1403-cr-200662003U.S.Lightwave Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Brent Alan Woodard, 32
Oakland, CA
24 months prison
DOJ051403
Media051503
DOJ080105
2003/04/0203-cr-200382003U.S.Jasemine Network and Silicon Wave Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, computer fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Patrick J. Murphy, 43
San Jose, CA
DOJ040203
2003/01/1603-cr-000422003NoneDirecTV Trade SecretsC.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Igor Serebryany, 19
Los Angeles, CA
5 years probation, $146,085 restitution
Background
FBI123102
Media050203
DOJ011603
DOJ051603
2003/01/0502-cr-000552002U.S.Siemens Trade SecretsN.D. IowaEEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Terry Gunderson, 52
27 months prison
Media010503
2002/12/0402-cr-201452002ChinaStolen Silicon Valley Companies Trade Secrets
DOJ Fact Sheet
N.D. Cal.EEA-1831, EEA-1832, transport of stolen goodsClosed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
2nd indictment under Section 1831 of EEA, 1st conviction for EEA

1. Fei Ye, 40
U.S. Citizen
Cupertino, CA
1 year prison

2. Ming Zhong, 39
Chinese National
San Jose, CA
1 year prison
Background
DOJ121406
2002/11/0604-cr-201982004U.S.C&D Semiconductor Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. dismissed except pleaded guilty to false statement
2. dismissed except pleaded guilty to false statement
1. Trieu Lam, 44
San Jose, CA
2 years probation

2. Thanh Tran, 45
Milpitas, CA
2 years probation
DOJ110404
2002/10/1702-cr-018342002U.S.Brookwood Trade SecretsD. Del.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. John Berenson Morris
Mt. Kisco, NY
5 years probation
Background
DOJ101702
2002/10/1602-cr-001822002U.S.Software to Make False IdentificationE.D. Ark.EEA-1832Closed
1. convicted
1. Nasser Ahmed Ameri
Yemeni National
96 months prison, $1.4 million and $14,000 restitutions
Order011504
Appeal061505
2002/10/1602-cr-400112002UnknownAlphaGary Trade SecretsD. Mass.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jeffrey A. Forgues
Westminster, MA
2 months prison, 2 years supervised release
Background
Media101402
Media032403
2002/10/1502-cr-006262002U.S.SMARTS Trade SecretsS.D.N.Y.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Timothy Kissane, 41
Lavallette, NJ
2 years prison, 2 years supervised release
Background
Background
Background
2002/07/0102-cr-004692002UnknownUnknownD. Or.EEA-1832Closed1. Donald Allen Hawkins
probation
2002/07/0102-cr-006662002UnknownUnknownE.D.N.Y.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Eric Helrigel
2 years probation
2002/06/2005-cr-101532002JapanHarvard Medical Trade SecretsD. Mass.EEA-1832, transport of stolen propertyClosed
1. dismissed
2. dismissed
1. Jiangyu Zhu, 30
Chinese National
San Diego, CA

2. Kayoko Kimbara, 32
Japanese National
San Diego, CA
Media062002
Science062802
Statement061605
Harvard062705
Media041406
2002/06/0502-cr-001632002U.S.Stran Technologies Trade SecretsD. Conn.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Kevin Smith
5 years probation, $311,000 restitution, $100 special assessment
Docket
Background
2002/06/0206-cr-021472006U.S.Qualcomm Trade SecretsS.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Michael E. Laude
3 years probation, $5,000 fine, 288 hours of community service in 36 months
DOJ010307
2002/05/1502-cr-140142002U.S.Chemplex Trade SecretsS.D. Fla.EEA-1832, interference with commerce, wire fraudClosed
1. convicted
2. convicted
1. Donato Pompa, 41
Palm City, FL
5 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $240,000 restitution

2. Anthony Norelli, 36
5 years prison

DOJ041202
Media120709
2002/05/0102-cr-200402002U.S.Spencer Reed Trade SecretsD. Kan.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jeffrey W. Dorn, 28
West Des Moines, IA
2 years probation, $15,920 restitution
Background
Media120102
2002/03/2802-cr-001062002U.S.Online Interpreters Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, transport of stolen goodsClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Tse Thow Sun, 31
Singapore National
Chicago, IL
15 months prison
Background
Docket
DOJ041103
2002/01/0302-cr-000022002U.S.Pitney Bowse Trade SecretsD. Conn.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Brian Halvorsen
2 years probation, $2,000 fine, $100 special assessment
Docket
2001/11/2901-cr-062912001NoneFirst Union Securities Trade SecretsS.D. Fla.EEA-1832Closed
1. convicted by jury
2. convicted by jury
1. Joseph P. Petrolino
2 years probation

2. Eric Siversen
12 months and 1 day prison, 2 years probation,
Docket
SEC041904
2001/09/0701-cr-001222001U.S.Fabricated Metal Trade SecretsD. Conn.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Nicholas Daddona, 44
Wolcott, CT
5 months home confinement, 36 months probation, $4,000 fine, $10,000 restitution, $100 special assessment
Background
DOJ031202
Docket
2001/07/3105-cr-060272001ChinaCorning Trade SecretsW.D.N.Y.EEA-1832Unknown1. Xingkun Wu, 40
Chinese National
Los Angeles, CA
Background
DOJ073101
2001/05/3101-cr-003652001ChinaLucent Trade SecretsD.N.J.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. dismissed
2. dismissed
3. dismissed
1. Hai Lin, 30
Chinese National
Scotch Plains, NJ

2. Kai Xu, 33
Chinese National
Somerset, NJ

3. Yong-Qing Cheng, 37
U.S. Citizen
East Brunswick, NJ
Background
Docket
DOJ041102
2001/05/0802-cr-001562001JapanLearner Research Trade SecretsN.D. OhioEEA-1831, EEA-1832, transport of stolen property, false informationClosed
1. pleaded guilty to false statement
1st indictment under Section 1831 of EEA
1. Hiroaki Serizawa, 39
Kansas City, KS
probation, 150 hours community service, $500 fine
Background
Media050102
Media052903
Media033004
2001/05/0801-cr-002102001JapanLearner Research Trade SecretsN.D. OhioEEA-1831, EEA-1832, transport of stolen property, false informationActive (fugitive)
1. fugitive
1st indictment under Section 1831 of EEA
1. Takashi Okamoto, 40
extradiction from Japan rejected
Background
Media050102
Media052903
Media033004
2001/04/2701-cr-200652001ChinaAcuson Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty, died before sentencing
2. pleaded guilty
1. Junsheng Wang, 53
unknown citizenship
Fremont, CA
1. Bell Imaging
Fremont, CA
Background
Media042701
2001/04/1801-cr-000232001UnknownZirMed.com Trade SecretsW.D. Ky.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. unknown
2. dismissed
1. Kurtis Kenneth Cullen, 31
Detroit, MI

2. Bruce Zak
Background
Media020301
2001/03/2101-cr-006162001U.S.MasterCard Trade SecretsS.D.N.Y.EEA-1832, mail fraud, transport of stolen propertyClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Fausto Estrada
12 months prison
Background
2000/12/0402-cr-000872002U.S.Pitney Bowse Trade SecretsD. Conn.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Douglas Sprenger
6 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $3,000 fine, $100 special assessment
Docket
2000/11/2101-cr-001002001U.S.Cisco Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, unauthorized access to computerClosed
1. pleaded guilty to unauthorized access
1. Peter Morch
Canada/Denmark National
San Francisco, CA
3 years probation
Background
Background
Media032601
2000/06/1400-cr-202032000UnknownSemi Supply Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, copyrights infringementClosed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Mikahel Chang, 32
Santa Clara, CA
1 year 1 day prison

2. Daniel Park, 33
San Jose, CA
2 years probation
Background
Media061700
Media010301
2000/06/1299-cr-062681999U.S.Motorola Trade SecretsS.D. Fla.EEA-1832, proprietary informationClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jerry Corgnati
5 years probation, $120,000 restitution
Background
Background
2000/03/3100-cr-201102000U.S.Intel Trade SecretsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, computer fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Say Lye Ow, 29
Malaysian National
Sunnyvale, CA
24 months prison, 24 months supervised release
Background
Media033100
Plea091401
DOJ121101
2000/03/3000-cr-000562000U.S.Werner Ladder Trade SecretsW.D. Pa.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Mark Everheart
1 year probation, $100 special assessment
Background
Docket
1999/12/0999-cr-004331999U.S.Solar Turbines Trade SecretsE.D. Wis.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
3. pleaded guilty
4. pleaded guilty
5. pleaded guilty
6. pleaded guilty
1. Jack Shearer, 53
54 months prison,
$7,655,155 restitution

2. William Robert Humes, 59
Atlington, TX
27 months prison, $3.8 million restitution

3. Jack Edward Nafus, 50
21 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $3.8 million restitution
4. Tejas Procurement Services, Inc.
5 years probation

5. Tejas Compressor Systems, Inc.
5 years probation

6. Procurement Solutions International
5 years probation
$7,655,155 restitution jointly and severally
Background
YouTube102609
1999/10/2899-cr-006231999U.S.Fina Trade SecretsS.D. Tex.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Oliver P. Costello Jr.
3 years probation
Background
Background
1999/09/0799-cr-001741999U.S.RAPCO Trade SecretsE.D. Wis.EEA-1832, wire fraud, copyright infringementClosed
1. convicted by jury
1. Matthew R. Lange, 24
30 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $2,500 fine, $525 special assessment
Background
Background
Appeal112602
1999/08/2000-cr-001232000U.S.RPS Trade SecretsM.D. Fla.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Johene Hilda Neat-Rector, 45
14 months confinement, 2 years supervised release, $200 special assessment

2. Steven Michael Snyder, 36
10 months confinement, 2 years supervised release, $200 special assessment
Background
Media031601
DOJ012802
1999/07/0199-cr-004811999U.S.3Com Trade SecretsN.D. Ill.EEA-1832, computer fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Eun Joong Kim
6 months prison
Background
1999/06/2602-cr-200832002NoneDamaging DIVA Computer SystemsN.D. Cal.EEA-1832, intentional damage to protected computersClosed
1. pleaded guilty to computer damage, trade secret charge dismissed
1. Nabil Ramssiss, 29
Los Gatos, CA
46 months prison
Media062699
Media101203
DOJ112003
1999/03/2499-cr-001581999U.S.IBM Trade SecretsS.D. Tex.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Robin Carl Tampoe
15 months prison,
2 years probation, $5,000 forfeit, $100 special assessment
Background
Background
1999/03/0599-cr-000151999U.S.Varian Trade SecretsE.D. Cal.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. David B. Kern
1 year prison, 3 years supervised release
Background
Media091306
1998/10/1698-cr-200701998U.S.Preco Trade SecretsD. Kan.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. David Sindelar
5 years probation, $16,618.35 restitution, $10,000 fine, $100
special assessment
Background
1998/09/1698-cr-000481998U.S.IDEXX Trade SecretsD. Me.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. convicted by jury
1. Caryn L. Camp, 31
Portland, ME
3 years probation,
$7,500 restitution, $1,500 special assessment

2. Stephen R. Martin
Sonoma, CA
1 year 1 day prison, 3 years supervised
release, $7,500 restitution, $800 special assessment
Background
1998/07/2898-cr-040901998ChinaTrade Secrets for a Roche Hepatitis C Monitoring KitD.N.J.EEA-1832Unknown1. Huang Dao Pei
U.S. Citizen
Piscataway, NJ
Background
FAS
1998/05/0198-cr-089431998AustraliaWilsonart Trade SecretsE.D. Mich., D. Haw.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. David Krumrei
2 years prison, $10,000
restitution, $100 special assessment
Background
1998/04/1798-cr-000591998U.S.Joy Mining Trade SecretsW.D. Pa.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. John Fulton
1 year home detention, 5 years probation
Background
1998/02/2698-cr-000411998U.S.Intel Trade SecretsE.D. Tex.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Steven Hallstead, 29
77 months prison, $10,000 restitution

2. Brian Pringle, 34
5 years prison, $50,000 restitution
Background
1997/11/0197-cr-025151997U.S.Deloitte & Touche Trade SecretsS.D. Tex.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Mayra Justine Trujillo-Cohen
4 years prison, 3 years
supervised release, $337,00 restitution, $200 special assessment
Background
1997/09/2497-cr-001241997U.S.Gillette Trade SecretsM.D. Tenn.EEA-1832, wire fraudClosed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Steven L. Davis
27 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $508,575 and $726,576 restitutions
Background
1997/09/0597-cr-002881997ChinaAvery Trade SecretsN.D. OhioEEA-1832, wire fraud, money laundering, stolen propertyClosed
1. convicted by jury
2. convicted by jury
3. convicted by jury
1. Pin Yen Yang, 70
Taiwanese National
2 years probation, 6 months home confinement, $250,000 fine

2. Hwei Chang Yang, 39
U.S. Citizen
1 year probation, $5000 fine
3. Four Pillars Enterprise
Company, LTD
$5 million fine
Background
DOJ100197
Appeal022002
DOJ102002
1997/09/0198-cr-000591998U.S.Gwinnett Daily Post Trade SecretsN.D. Ga.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. dismissed
1. Carroll Lee Campbell
3 months prison, 4 months home confinement, 3 years supervised release, $2800 restitution, $100 special assessment

2. Susan Campbell
Background
1997/07/1097-cr-003231997ChinaBristol-Myers Trade SecretsE.D. Pa.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. dismissed
3. dismissed
1. Kai-Lo Hsu, 47
U.S. Citizen
time served, 2 years probation, $10,000 fine

2. Chester S. Ho
U.S. Citizen

3. Jessica Chou
Taiwanese National
Background
Appeal082698
Media071499
1996/12/0797-cr-000091997U.S.PIttsburg Plate Glass Trade SecretsW.D. Pa.EEA-1832Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Patrick Worthing
15 months prison, 36 months supervised release

2. Daniel Worthing
6 months home confinement, 60 months probatio
Background

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