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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 Date Case # Year Benefit
Nation/Area
Description Court Charges Status Defendants Firms Links
2019/09/16 2019 China Nationwide Children’s Hospital Trade Secrets S.D. Ohio scientific trade secrets Active 1. Yu Zhou, 49
San Diego, CA

2. Li Chen, 46
San Diego, CA

DOJ091619
Media091619
Media091619
Media091619
Media091719
2019/09/05 19-mj-00582 2019 Russia GE Trade Secrets S.D. Ohio EEA-1832 Active 1. Alexander Yuryevich Korshunov, 57
Russian National

2. Maurizio Paolo Bianchi, 59
Italian National

Indictment082119
Media090419
DOJ090519
Media090519
Media090519
Media090519
Media090619
Media100419
2019/08/27 19-cr-00377 2019 U.S. Google/Waymo Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Active 1. Anthony Scott Levandowski, 39
US-French citizen
Marin County, CA
Indictment081519
DOJ082719
Media082719
Media082719
Media082819
Media082919
Media082919

2019/08/14 2019 China CNEX Trade Secrets E.D.N.Y. wire fraud Active 1. Bo Mao
Chinese National
Docket
Media050919
Media090919
Media090919
2019/06/14 19-cr-10195 2019 Unknown Analog Devices Trade Secrets D. Mass. theft, copying, uploading, downloading, attempted copying, uploading, and downloading of a trade secret; possession and attempted possession of a trade secret; and smuggling. Active
China Initiative Case
1. Haoyang Yu
U.S. citizen
Lexington, MA
1. Tricon MMIC LLC
Arlington, MA
Docket
DOJ061419
Media061419
Media061719
Media061919
2019/05/29 19-cr-00061 2019 Unknown Water Institute Trade Secrets M.D. La. EEA-1832, computer fraud and abuse Dismissed
2019/07/17
1. Ehab Meselhe, 53
U.S. citizen
New Orleans, LA

2. Kelin Hu, 42
Chinese National
U.S. resident
Baton Rouge, LA

Indictment052919
Media060519
Media060519
Media070119
Media070219
Motion071519
Tulane071619
Media071719
Media071719
2019/05/07 19-cr-00153 2019 China Hacking Anthem Health Care Customer Information S.D. Ind. Computer fraud (371) ; wire fruad (1349) Active
China Initiative Case
1. Fujie Wang
Chinese National
Shenzhen, China

2. John Doe
China

Indictment050719
DOJ050919
2019/04/23 19-cr-00156 2019 China GE Trade Secrets N.D.N.Y. EEA-1831, EEA-1832, 1001 Active 1. Xiaoqing Zheng, 56
U.S. citizen
Niskayuna, New York

2. Zhaoxi Zhang, 47
Chinese National
Liaoning Province, China

DOJ042319
Indictment041819
Media042619
2019/02/14 19-cr-00014 2019 China Coca-Cola, Eastman Chemical and BPA-free Trade Secrets E.D. Tenn. EEA-1832 Active
China Initiative Case
1. Xiaorong “Shannon” You, 56
U.S. citizen
Lansing, Michigan

2. Liu Xiangchen, 61
Chinese National,
Shangdong, China

DOJ021419
2019/01/31 19-cr-00056 2019 China Apple Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Active
China Initiative Case
1. Jizhong Chen, Chinese National Complaint012219
Media013119
Media013119
2019/01/16 19-cr-00010 2019 China T-Mobile Trade Secrets W.D. Wash. Theft of trade secrets conspiracy; attempted theft of trade secrets; wire fraud; obstruction of justice Active
China Initiative Case
1. Huawei Device Co. Indictment011619
DOJ012819
Media012919
2018/12/20 19-cr-00009 2019 China Phillips 66 Trade Secrets N.D. Okla. EEA-1832 Active
China Initiative Case
1. Hongjin Tan, 35
Chinese National
Indictment122018
Indictment122118
Media122118
Media122118

2018/11/01 18-cr-00465 2018 Taiwan/China Micron Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1831; EEA-1832 Active 1. 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
2018/10/30 13-cr-03132 2018 China Aerospace Firms Trade Secrets S.D. Cal. Conspiracy to damage protected computers; conspiracy to obtain information Active 1. 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
2018/10/29 18-cr-00527 2018 Taiwan Genentech Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832; computer fraud and abuse Active 1. 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
2018/10/10 18-cr-00043 2018 China GE Trade Secret S.D. Ohio EEA-1831; EEA-1832 Active 1. Yanjun Xu
Chinese National
Indictment040418
Media101018
Media101018
Media101118
Media102018
Media050819
2018/08/03 2018 China Ventria Rice Technology Trade Secrets E.D. Ark. EEA-1832; conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property Active 1. Liu Xuejun, 49
Tianjin, China
Chinese National

2. Sun Yue, 36
Tianjin, China
Chinese National

DOJ080318
Media080318
2018/08/01 19-cr-00156 2019 China GE Trade Secret N.D.N.Y. EEA-1831; EEA-1832; USC 1001 Active 1. Xiaoqing Zheng, 55
U.S. Citizen
Niskayuna, NY

2. Zhaoxi Zhang, 47
Chinese national
Liaoning, China

DOJ080118
Media080118
Media080118
Media080218
Media080318
Indictment041819
DOJ042319
2018/07/09 18-cr-70919 2018 China Apple Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Active 1. Xiaolang Zhang, 33
San Jose, CA
Complaint070918
Media071118
DOJ071618
Media071718
2018/06/14 2018 U.S. Jawbone Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Active 1. 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
2018/02/14 18-cr-00226 2018 Unknown Wire Fraud W.D. Mich. USC 1343 Dismissed 1. Ning Xi
Chinese National
U.S. resident
Okemos, MI
Docket
Media022218
Media022318
Indictment102418
DismissOrder071119
Media072019
Media072519
Media072619
2017/12/13 17-cr-00795 2017 China Locomotive Manufacturer Trade Secrets N.D. Ill. Trade of Trade Secrets (9 counts) Active 1. Xudong Yao, 57
U.S. citizen
Chicago, IL
FBI Wanted List
Docket
FBI071119
Media071219
Media071619
2017/12/06 17-cr-00603 2017 China Applied Materials Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Active 1. 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
2017/11/27 17-cr-00247 2017 China Moody’s/Siemens/Trimble Trade Secrets W.D. Pa. EEA-1832; computer fraud and abuse; wire fraud; identity theft Active 1. Yingzhuo Wu
Chinese national
Guangzhou, China

2. Hao Dong
Chinese national
Guangzhou, China

3. Lei Xia
Chinese national
Guangzhou, China

Indictment091317
Media112717
2017/10/12 17-cr-00063 2017 China Chemours Co Trade Secrets D. Del. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jerry Jindong Xu, 48
Canadian National
time served (10 months); deported to Canada
Indictment090517
DOJ101217
Media101217
DOJ061218
Media061218
Media062718

2017/08/31 17-mj-06232 2017 Unknown Medrobotics Corp Trade Secrets D. Mass. EEA-1832; access computer without authorization Closed
1. case dropped
1. Dong Liu, 44
Chinese-Canadian Citizen
Montreal, Canada
Media083117
Media083117
Media092117
Media102717
2016/07/19 16-cr-00499 2016 Russia Boeing Satellite Trade Secrets
DOJ201801
C.D. Cal. EEA-1832, ITAR, AECA Closed
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
2016/05/24 16-cr-00079 2016 Unknown Rockwell Trade Secrets E.D. Wis. EEA-1832 Closed
1. found not guilty
1. Tan Liu, 45
Chinese National
Pewaukee, WI
Docket052416
Media052416
Media052516
Media013018
2016/04/14 2016 Export High-Grade Carbon Fiber to China S.D.N.Y. IEEPA Active 1. Fuyi Sun, 52
Chinese National
DOJ041416
2016/01/20 16-cr-00022 2016 China GSK Biopharmaceutical Trade Secrets E.D. Pa. EEA-1832, wire fraud, money laundering Active
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
Court080118
DOJ083118
Media070819
Media070819
Media071619
2015/10/28 2015 China Trying to Acquire Fighter Jet Engines S.D. Fla. Illegal export Active 1. Wenxia Man, 45
U.S. Citizen
San Diego, CA
Media102815
DOJ060916
Media061416
2015/08/25 15-cr-71060 2015 China Machine Zone Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. dismissed/acquitted
1. Jing Zeng, 42
U.S. Citizen
San Ramon, CA
DOJ082015
DOJ082515
Media082515
Media090716
Firm120617
2015/07/21 2015 Man tried to export night vision goggles to China D. Utah AECA Active
1. pleaded guilty
1. Song Il Kim, 42
N. Korean
China
Media072115
Media121015
2015/06/04 15-cr-00113 2015 Conspiracy to Engage in Wire Fraud, Identity Theft, and Misuse of Automated Export System E.D. Wis. wire fraud, identity theft, and misuse of Automated Export System Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Mao Peng, 25
Unknown citizenship
Kenosha, WI
27 months prison, $517,265.72 restitution, $1.2 million forfeiture, 29 luxury vehicles
DOJ060415
2015/05/19 15-cr-00106 2015 China Economic Espionage and Avago and Skyworks Trade Secrets for China
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
N.D. Cal. EEA-1831, EEA-1832 Active 1. 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
Media100119
Media100219
2015/05/08 15-cr-00110 2015 China PPG Trade Secrets W.D. Pa. EEA-1832 Closed
1. committed suicide
1. Thomas Rukavina, 62
U.S. Citizen
Plum Borough, PA
DOJ050815
Media051115
Media060715
2015/05/08 15-cr-00023 2015 Fugitive Chinese National Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Firearms Exports W.D. Wash. illegal export Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Yong Guo, 45
Chinese National
illegal resident
3 years prison
DOJ050815
Legal050815
2015/03/30 15-cr-00100 2015 None Cree Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
M.D.N.C. EEA-1832 Active
1. pleaded guilty
1. Lin Cheng
U.S. Citizen
Leagle120915
DOJ062716
2015/02/19 15-cr-00018 2015 Illegal Export And Import Of Military Articles
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
N.D. Ill. AECA, ITAR Active 1. Urvashi Bhushan

2. Bharat Verma

3. Sonia Verma

4. Urvashi Verma

5. Victor Verma

6. Vibgyor Optical Systems, Inc. DOJ021915
Indictment
2014/12/09 14-mj-00271 2014 China Pratt & Whitney Trade Secrets
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
D. Conn. alt: transport stolen property Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Yu Long, 38
Chinese National
Ithaca, NY
Time served (30 months)
DOJ120914
Media120914
Media030515
DOJ121916
Media122016
Media062317
2014/10/22 14-cr-00306 2014 Accelerometers to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
W.D. Wash. AECA Closed 1. Yue Wu, 41
Chinese National
18 months prison
DOJ082515
Legal031615
2014/10/21 14-cr-00304 2014 Vietnam Boston Scientific Trade Secrets D. Minn. EEA-1832, wire fraud Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Aaron Quoc Khieu, 43
Maple Grove, MN
1 year prison
Media102114
Media041515
Media123015
2014/08/27 14-cr-00173 2014 China Federal Spy Case Turned into Child Pornography C.D. Cal. alt: child pornography Active
1. convicted by jury
1. Keith Preston Gartenlaub, 46
U.S. Citizen
Docket082714
Media090314
Media040516
2014/08/15 14-cr-01318 2014 China Computer Hacking Scheme on Defense Trade Secrets
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
C.D. Cal. EEA-1832, unauthorized computer access, arms export Closed
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
2014/08/01 13-cr-00120 2013 Conspiracy To Smuggle Goods From The United States E.D. La. illegal arms export Closed 1. Yiping Qu, 30
Chinese National
New Jersey
36 months prison, 3 years supervised release
DOJ080114
Appeal071715
2014/07/23 13-cr-04044 2013 Military Sensors Manufactured for Department of Defense Exported to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
D.N.M. AECA, ITAR Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Bo Cai, 28
Chinese National
Nanjing, China
24 months prison

2. Wentong Cai, 29
Chinese National
Chifeng, China
18 months prison

Legal072314
DOJ121614
DOJ042315
2014/07/17 14-cr-00160 2014 Unknown RF Micro Trade Secrets M.D.N.C. EEA-1832 Active
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jimmy S. Xiang

2. Xiaohang Du

Background
Media032015
Motion071416
2014/07/09 14-cr-00093 2014 S. Korea DuPont Trade Secrets E.D. Va. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Toray Chemical Korea
$2,058,000 fine
FBI070914
2014/07/01 14-cr-00176 2014 Unknown Unnamed S.D. Tex. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Tae Cho
5 months
2014/07/01 14-cr-00704 2014 U.S. Trading Company Trade Secrets N.D. Ill. EEA-1832 Active 1. David Jacob Newman, 32
U.S. Citizen
Chicago, IL
DOJ120514
Media120514
2014/07/01 14-cr-00035 2014 Unknown Danimer Scientific Trade Secrets M.D. Ga. EEA-1832 Active 1. Mark Jones
2014/05/19 14-cr-00118 2014 China PLA Cyber Espionage Against U.S. Corporations and a Labor Organization W.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
2014/04/24 14-cr-00212 2014 U.S. Rogerson Kratos Trade Secrets C.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2014/03/20 14-cr-00205 2014 None Microsoft Trade Secrets W.D. Wash. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Alex A. Kibkalo
Russian National
3 months prison
Background
Media032014
2014/03/15 14-cr-00014 2014 Canada Brake Parts Trade Secrets E.D. Ky. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. David Lewis, 65
Winchester, KY
3 years probation, $32,000 restitution
Background
FBI030514
2014/02/11 2014 Scheme to Smuggle Restricted Parts to China W.D. Wash. AECA Closed 1. See Kee Chin, 56
Chinese National (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong
2 years prison
DOJ021114
DOJ111014
2013/12/12 13-cr-20134 2013 China Agricultural Scientists Charged With Stealing Seed Samples
DOJ201801
D. Kan. EEA-1832, false statement Closed
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
2013/12/10 13-cr-00147 2013 China Trade Secrets From U.S. Seed Companies
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
S.D. Iowa EEA-1832 Active (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, 53
Chinese National
Beijing, China
FBI Wanted List

3. Lei Wang, 57
Chinese National
China
FBI Wanted List

4. Hongwei Wang, 50
Chinese/Canadian National
FBI Wanted List

5. Jian Ye, 38
Chinese National
China
FBI Wanted List

6. Yong Lin, 43
Chinese National
China
FBI Wanted List

7. Yun Mo, 42
Chinese National
Beijing, China
passport returned

Legal121013
DOJ121913
DOJ070214
Media033015
Dismiss072815
Media072915
DOJ012716
H. Mo Plea
Media012816
DOJ100516
Media100616
2013/11/01 2013 Retaining Stolen Government Property To Sell To A Foreign Government C.D. Cal. stolen government property Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Brian Scott Orr, 42
U.S. Citizen
Marina del Ray, CA
37 months prison, $10,000 fine, 3 years supervised release
FBI090814
Media090814
2013/10/23 13-cr-00226 2013 Unknown Sprung Brett Trade Secrets W.D.N.Y. EEA-1832, unauthorized access to computer, transport of stolen goods, wire fraud Active 1. Yi Liu, 40
Lexington, SC
DOJ102313
2013/06/27 13-cr-00084 2013 China AMSC Trade Secrets W.D. Wis. EEA-1832, wire fraud Closed
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
2013/05/19 2013 China bribe scheme S.D.N.Y. falsified records, bribery Closed
1. reduced, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor
2. dismissed
3. unknown
1. Yudong Zhu, 46
Chinese National
U.S.
5 months home confinement, $5,000 fine

2. Zing Yang
Chinese National
U.S.

3. Ye Li
Chinese National
U.S.

Complaint
Media032515
Media091115
2013/04/02 2013 China Attempting To Damage A Protected Computer in Medical College E.D. Wis. alt: damage and delete information, false statement Closed
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
2013/03/16 13-mj-00076 2013 NASA Researcher Accused of Taking Confidential Information E.D. Va. AECA Closed
1. reduced, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor
1. Bo Jiang, 31
Chinese National
U.S.
released; deported
Media031913
Media050313
NASA102213
2012/11/08 12-cr-00462 2012 U.S. Mogas Trade Secrets S.D. Tex. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2012/10/09 12-cr-00043 2012 U.S. White Drive Products Trade Secrets W.D. Ky. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2012/10/05 12-cr-00302 2012 Carbon Fiber and Other Materials to Iran and China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
S.D.N.Y. IEEPA Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Peter Gromacki, 54
U.S. Citizen
Orange County, NY
pleaded guilty
3 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $300 special assessment, $5,000 fine, $135,913.68 Order of Forfeiture/Money Judgment
Indictment
BIS112613
2012/09/04 12-cr-00156 2012 China Pittsburgh Corning Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
W.D. Mo. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2012/08/21 12-cr-00137 2012 S. Korea Dupont Trade Secrets
DOJ201801
DOJ201606
E.D. Va. EEA-1832, obstruction of jutice Active
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

2012/08/09 12-cr-00423 2012 Sensitive Microwave Amplifiers to China and India
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
E.D. Pa. IEEPA Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Timothy Gormley, 52
U.S. Citizen
North Wales, PA
42 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $1000 fine, $500 assessment
DOJ011713
Judgment011713
Order092613
2012/07/01 12-cr-00137 2012 Unknown Unnamed S.D. Ohio EEA-1832 Unknown 1. Jeffrey S. Walden
2012/06/05 12-cr-01246 2012 China Taking Government Property to China D.N.M. alt: misuse and theft of government resources, false statement Closed
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
2012/05/18 12-mj-02097  2012 Pressure Transducers with Nuclear Applications to China and Elsewhere
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
D. Mass. IEEPA Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Qiang Hu, 47
Chinese National
China
34 months prison, $100 special assessment
Docket
FBI052312
Report011813
2012/04/16 12-cr-00271 2012 Firearms to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
E.D.N.Y. AECA Active
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Zhifu Lin, 27
Chinese National
West Virginia
108 months prison, 3 years supervision, $100 special assessment

2. Joseph Debose, 30
U.S. Citizen
North Carolina
24 months prison, three years supervised release

3. Lilan Li, 23
Chinese National

DOJ052412
DOJ071913
DOJ111513
2012/04/09 13-cr-20525 2013 S. Korea Wacker Trade Secrets E.D. Mich. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Michael Kodzo Agodoa, 62
Ghana National
24 months prison, $7,500 fine, $100 special assessment
Docket
Media012114
2012/02/25 12-mj-07062 2012 Drone, Missile and Stealth Technology to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
D.N.J. AECA, illegal drugs Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Hui Sheng Shen, 47
Taiwanese National
49 months prison, $200 assessment

2. Huan Ling Chang, 43
Taiwanese National
time served, $200 assessment

Media042512
FBI092214
2012/01/17 12-cr-00034 2012 China Sanofi Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D.N.J. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2011/12/10 11-cr-02123 2011 U.S. Boeing Trade Secrets E.D. Wash. EEA-1832 Closed
1. convicted by jury
1. Stephen Marty Ward
Palmyra, IN
3 months prison, 3 years supervised release
Media121611
YouTube020116
2011/12/09 11-cr-00132 2011 India Frontier Scientific Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D. Utah EEA-1832, computer fraud, wire fraud Closed
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
2011/12/02 2011 Military Antennae to Hong Kong & Singapore
DOJ Fact Sheet
D.D.C. AECA Unknown 1. Rudolf Cheung, 57
unknown citizenship
Massachusetts
DOJ012012
2011/10/13 11-cr-00699 2011 U.S. Citadel Trading Trade Secrets N.D. Ill. EEA-1832, wire fraud, obstruction of justice Closed
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
2011/04/19 11-cr-00256 2011 Outsourced Manufacture of Military Items to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
D.N.J. AECA, wire fraud Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Eric Helf, 38
U.S. Citizen?
New York
3 years probation, 6 months confinement, $500 fine, $49,926 forfeiture
2. Staff Gasket Manufacturing Corporation
5 years probation, $751,091 restitution, $800 special assessment
Docket
Plead Agreement
Media091311
2011/01/14 11-cr-00212 2011 Military Gyroscopes to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
S.D. Cal. AECA, ITAR Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Kevin Zhang, 42
unknown citizenship
time served, 3 years supervised release
Judgment041713
Order102813
2010/10/09 10-cr-01157 2010 Restricted Electronics to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
C.D. Cal. IEEPA, EAR, false statement Closed
1. settled
2. settled
1. York Yuan Chang, 53
U.S. citizen
Diamond Bar, CA
$300,000 penalty

2. Leping Huang, 49
Chinese National
Diamond Bar, CA

3. General Technology Systems Integration, Inc.
5 years probation, $400 special assessment
Docket
FBI101510
Settlement061212
2010/10/08 11-cr-10268 2011 Israel Akamai Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D. Mass. EEA-1831 Closed 1. Elliot Doxer, 42
US citizen
Brookline, MA
6 months prison, 6 months home confinement, $25,000 fine
Docket
Media191410
Media100810
FBI121911
Media012412
2010/09/09 10-cr-03618 2010 Stolen U.S. Military Night Vision & Optics to China and England
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
S.D. Cal. AECA Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Philip Andro Jamison, 32
U.S. citizen
Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, CA
30 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $ 172,221.00 restitution, $100 assessment
DOJ042811
Judgment110811
Order072412
2010/09/01 10-cr-00207 2010 Radiation-Hardened Aerospace Technology to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
E.D. Va. AECA Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Hong Wei Xian, 32
Chinese National
24 months prison

2. Li Li, 33
Chinese National
24 months prison

Media102710
DOJ040411
Media093011
2010/08/03 11-cr-00218 2011 Italy Armacell Trade Secrets M.D.N.C. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jeffrey Bostic
5 years probation, $255,000 restitution
Background
2010/07/01 10-cr-00013 2010 U.S. Swedish Match Trade Secrets W.D. Ky. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Randall K. Mulhollen
1 year 1 day prison
Background
2010/06/10 10-cr-00013 2010 U.S. Turbine Engines Components Technologies Trade Secrets M.D. Ga. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Kevin Crow, 57
36 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $100 assessment, $10,000 fine
Docket
FBI121410
2010/06/02 10-cr-00116 2010 Thermal Imaging Cameras to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
C.D. Cal. IEEPA, EAR Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jason Jian Liang, 52
unknown citizenship
Huntington Beach, CA
46 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $700 special assessment
Judgment042312
Media042512
Appeal080913
2010/04/19 10-cr-00417 2010 U.S. Societe Generale Trade Secrets S.D.N.Y. EEA-1832, trasnport of stolen goods Closed
1. convicted by jury
1. Samarth Agrawal, 26
3 years prison
Wikipedia
DOJ111910
Media030111
2010/03/17 10-cr-00139 2010 Military Optics Technology to China, Russia, Turkey and South Korea
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
D. Colo. AECA Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Rocky Mountain Instrument Company
5 years probation, $1,000,000 forfeit
Plea Agreement
2010/02/01 10-cr-00523 2010 India Bristol-Meyers Trade Secrets N.D.N.Y. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2009/12/15 09-cr-00425 2009 S. Korea DuPont Trade Secrets E.D. Va. EEA-1832, obstruction of justice Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Michael David Mitchell, 52
U.S. Citizen
Chesterfield, VA
18 months prison, $187,895.90 restitution
DOJ031810
2009/12/03 09-cr-20566 2009 U.S. Quicken Loans Trade Secrets E.D. Mich. EEA-1832, wire fraud Unknown
1. pleaded guilty to computer fraud
1. Michael Hummel, 35
Saline, MI

Docket
FBI120309
2009/10/19 09-cr-20304 2009 China Ford Motor Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
E.D. Mich. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Xiang Dong Yu, 49
Chinese National
Beijing, China
70 months prison, $12,500 fine
FBI111710
FBI041211
2009/10/01 10-cr-00056 2010 China DuPont Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
D. Del. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Hong Meng, 43
Chinese National
14 months prison, $58,621 restitution
Media090909
Docket
DOJ060810
FBI102110
2009/06/24 09-cr-00424 2009 China Unnamed Medical Programming Trade Secrets to China E.D. Pa. EEA-1832 Closed
1. Pleaded guilty
1. Jing He, 28
Chinese National
West Chester, PA
2 years in prison, 3 years supervised release, $250 fine, $100 assessment
2009/06/09 12-3557 2009 Thermal Imaging Cameras to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
S.D. Ohio illegal arms export, money laundering Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Hing Shing Lau
Chinese National (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong
10 months prison, 2 years supervised release
FBI061009
Decision121312
2009/04/16 08-cr-10386 2008 Electronics Used in Military Radar & Electronic Warfare to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
D. Mass. EAR Closed
1. convicted
2. convicted
3. pleaded guilty
1 Yufeng Wei, 50
Chinese National
Belmont, MA
23 months prison, 2 years supervised release, $1,000 special assessment

2. Zhen Zhou Wu
Chinese National
84 months prison, 2 years supervised release, $1,700 special assessment, $15,000 fine

3. Bo Li
time served

4. Chitron Electronics, Inc
$15.5 million fine

5. Chitron-Shenzhen
$1.9 million fine

Docket
DOJ091013
DOJ050114
2009/04/01 09-cr-00341 2009 Restricted Microwave Amplifier Technology to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
N.D. Cal. illegal arms export, false statements Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Fu-Tain Lu, 65
unknown citizenship
Cupertino, CA
15 months prison, 15 months prison, 3 years supervised release, forfeit about $136,000, $100 special assessment, $5,000 fine
2. Fushine Technology, Inc

3. Everjet Science and Technology Corporation

Finding102612
FBI103112
Media103112
2009/03/12 09-cr-00071 2009 Miniature Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Components to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
D.D.C. EAR Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
3. dismissed
1. Yarning Nina Qi Hanson
U.S. Citizen
Zhuhai, China
time served, 1 year supervised release, $250 fine, $100 special assessment

2. Harold Dewitt Hanson
U.S. Citizen
Fairfax, VA
24 months prisona, $250 fine, $100 special assessment

3. Arc International, LLC
dismissed
Media031209
Order051209
Order071613
Order072213
2009/02/06 2009 Restricted Integrated Circuits with Military Applications to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
C.D. Cal. EAR, IEEPA Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. William Chai-Wai Tsu, 61
U.S. Citizen
Hacienda Heights, CA
40 months prison, fine or restitution of more than $2,500
Judgment080309
FBI080409
Order020711
2009/02/01 09-cr-00824 2009 U.S. Guidepoint Global Trade Secrets S.D.N.Y. EEA-1832, blackmail Closed
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
2009/01/20 CR 09-31-R
CR 09-32-R
2009 Restricted Electronic Components to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
C.D. Cal. EAR, IEEPA Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
1. Michael Ming Zhang, 49
unknown citizenship
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
18 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $200 special assessment, $226,072 Sony, $5,451 Cisco

2. Policarpo Coronado Gamboa, 40
unknown citizenship
Foothill Ranch, CA
5 years probation, $13,600 restitution

Order060809
FBI012909
2009/01/07 11-cr-00029 2011 U.S. KLA-Tencor Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Brian Murphy
3 years probation, $40,000 restitution
Media031913
2008/11/12 08-cr-00458 2008 S. Korea Lubrizol Trade Secrets N.D. Ohio EEA-1832 Unknown 1. Sang Ho Shin
Korean National

2. Dong Sik Kim
Korean National

3. Yeon Hee Lee
Korean National

Background
Background
Background
2008/10/29 08-cr-00655 2008 Stolen Military Night Vision Systems to Hong Kong
DOJ Fact Sheet
D. Haw. illegal export Closed
1. pleaded guilty
2. pleaded guilty
3. pleaded guilty
4. dismissed
5. dismissed
6. dismissed
1. Ryan Mathers, 20
U.S. Citizen
Kane’ohe Bay, HI
48 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $1,100 special assessment, $39,677 US Marine Corps

2. Charles Carper, 22
U.S. Citizen
Kane’ohe Bay, HI
36 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $400 special assessment, $7,214 U.S. Marine Corps

3. Ronald William Abram, 20
U.S. Citizen
Kane’ohe Bay, HI
57 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $200 special assessment, $1,329 U.S. Marine Corps

4. Jason Flegm, 22
U.S. Citizen
Kane’ohe Bay, HI

5. Mark Vaught, 23
U.S. Citizen
Kane’ohe Bay, HI

6. Brendon Shultz, 24
U.S. Citizen
Kane’ohe Bay, HI

Media103108
Legal052610
Media101411
Order020513
Appeal061213
2008/09/24 08-mj-00440 2008 Rocket / Space Launch Technical Data to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
E.D. Va. AECA Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Shu Quan-Sheng, 68
U.S. Citizen
Newport News, VA
51 months prison, $386,740 forfeit
DOJDocket
DOJ040709
2008/06/26 08-cr-00237 2008 U.S. Korn/Ferry Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, mail fraud, unauthorized access to computer Closed
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
2008/06/05 08-cr-14031 2008 Amplifiers & Missile Target Acquisition Technology to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
S.D. Fla. AECA, IEEPA Active (fugitive)
1. convicted
2. fugitive
3. dismissed
4. fugitive
1. Joseph Piquet
unknown citizenship
Port St. Lucie, FL
60 months prison, 2 years supervised release

2. Thompson Tam
fugitive

3. AlphaTronX
dismissed

4. Ontime Electronics Technology Limited
fugitive

Appeal040510
BISOrder100710
2008/04/02 08-cr-00192 2008 China Motorola Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
N.D. Ill. EEA-1831 Closed
1. convicted by court trial
1. Hanjuan Jin, 41
U.S. Citizen
Aurora, IL
4 years prison, 1 year supervised release
Judgment020812
Media082912
Appeal092613
2008/04/02 08-cr-00139 2008 S. Korea Lubrizol Trade Secrets N.D. Ohio EEA-1832 Closed 1. Kyung J. Kim, 62
Broadview Heights, OH
19 months prison, $188,700 fine
Media040208
Media120108
2008/04/01 2008 Restricted Thermal Imaging Technology to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
C.D. Cal. EAR, IEEPA Closed
1. convicted
2. pleaded guilty
1. Zhi Yong Guo, 50
Chinese National
Beijing, China
60 months prison

2. Tah Wei Chao, 53
U.S. Citizen
Beijing, China
20 months prison

FBI022309
Appeal031711
2008/03/07 08-cr-00090 2008 Controlled Amplifiers to China
DOJ Fact Sheet
E.D. Va. illegal export Closed WaveLab, Inc
1 year supervised probation, $15,000 fine, $85,000 forfeiture
Docket
Plea Agreement
2008/02/29 10-cr-00812 2008 International Genesis Microwave Trade Secrets E.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Allen W. Cotten, 53
El Dorado Hills, CA
24 months prison, 3 years supervised release
Media022908
DOJ051608
Media051608
2008/02/11 08-cr-00024 2008 China Boeing Space Shuttle and Rocket Secrets
DOJ201606
C.D. Cal. EEA-1831, foreign agent, obstruction of justice, false statements Closed
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
2007/12/05 07-cr-00570 2007 U.S. Aircraft Fuel Bidding Secrets D. Md. EEA-1832, wire fraud Closed
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
2007/10/18 06-cr-00424 2006 Military Accelerometers to China
DOJ Fact Sheet
S.D. Cal. illegal export Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Qing Li, 40
Chinese National
Stamford, CT
12 months and one day prison, 3 years supervised release, $7,500 fine
Media092608
2007/10/08 07-cr-10382 2007 Military Aircraft Components to China and Iran
DOJ Fact Sheet
D. Mass. AECA, ITAR, money laundering Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Desmond Dinesh Frank, 31
Malaysian National
Malaysia
23 months prison
Docket
Order083110
2007/09/26 06-cr-00424 2006 China NetLogic Trade Secrets
DOJ Fact Sheet
N.D. Cal. EEA-1831, EEA-1832, conspiracy Closed
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
2007/08/31 07-cr-00568 2007 U.S. Korn/Ferry Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, unauthorized access to protected computer Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Mark Jacobson
1 year probation
Docket
Media040813
Opinion070516
2007/08/01 07-cr-00582 2007 U.S. Rohm and Haas Trade Secrets E.D.N.Y. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Robert A. Schetty III, 42
1 year probation, $15,536 restitution
DOJ080107
Media080107
2007/07/31 07-cr-00497 2007 Restricted Technology to China
DOJ Fact Sheet
N.D. Cal. illegal export Closed 1. Fung Yang
unknown citizenship
9 months prison, 3 years supervised release
Judgment121611
2007/07/01 07-cr-00454 2007 U.S. Bondholder Communications Trade Secrets E.D.N.Y. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. James Alarcon
3 years probation
2007/06/27 08-cr-00423 2008 U.S. IBM Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Atul Malhotra, 42
Santa Barbara, CA
5 months prison
Docket
DOJ071108
2007/06/12 07-cr-06083 2007 Taiwan Corning Trade Secrets W.D.N.Y. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty to 18:371 conspiracy to possess with intent to economically benefit from a trade secret
1. Yeong C. Lin, 71
Fountain Valley, CA
30 months prison, $1,000 fine
DOJ020811
Added 08/14/2019
2007/03/27 2007 Military Night Vision Technology to China, Singapore & U.K.
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
W.D. Va. AECA Closed
1. settled
ITT Corporation
$50 million settlement
Media032807
2007/03/27 07-cr-02913 2007 U.S. Imperial Group Trade Secrets S.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2007/02/09 07-cr-00429 2007 Iran Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Trade Secrets D. Ariz. EEA-1832, transportation of stolen goods, computer fraud, illegal export Closed
1. convicted by jury
1. Mohammad Rezi Alavi, 51
U.S. Citizen
15 months prison
Docket
2007/02/02 07-cr-00019 2007 U.S. Duracell Trade Secrets D. Conn. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Edward Grande, 48
Seymour, CT
5 years probation, $7,500 fine, 200 hours community service
DOJ020207
Media020207
Media051807
2006/12/20 06-cr-00210
09-cr-00006
2006 U.S. Eaton Trade Secrets S.D. Miss. EEA-1832, wire fraud Closed
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
2006/12/13 04-cr-20216 2004 China U.S. Military Source Code and Trade Secrets
DOJ Fact Sheet
N.D. Cal. EEA-1831, AECA, ITAR Closed
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
2006/10/05 06-cr-00925 2006 U.S. Colt Trade Secrets S.D.N.Y. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty, no indictment
1. C-More Systems, Inc.
Manassas, VA
5 years probation, $50,000 fine, $400 assessment
Indictment100506
Added 08/18/2019
2006/07/12 06-cr-00484 2006 China Kilopass Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, foreign transport of stolen property Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Man Wang
unknown citizenship
Santa Clara, CA
6 months prison, 36 months supervised release, $5,000 fine, $200 assessment
2006/07/05 06-cr-20331 2006 China Metaldyne Trade Secrets E.D. Mich. EEA-1832, unauthorized access to computer Closed
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
2006/05/18 2006 Exporting Missile Technology to China N.D. Cal. illegal export Closed
1. dismissed
1. Yueqiang “Bill” Chen, 45
Chinese National
San Jose, CA
Media
Media102907
2006/05/10 06-cr-00092 2006 U.S. Broadcom Trade Secrets C.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. not guilty by bench trial
1. Tien Shiah, 40
unknown citizenship
Findings021908
Media021908
2006/05/08 07-cr-00131 2007 Fraudulently Obtain Technology Products From U.S. Companies D. Md. false personation, obstruction to justice, illegal arms export Active (fugitive)
1. pleaded guilty
2. fugitive
1. Zhenchun Huang, 51
U.S. Citizen
Clarksville, MD
15 months prison, 3 years supervised release

2. Feng Yan, 46
unknown citizenship
Ellicott City, MD
fugitive

Legal040914
DOJ102014
Legal082715
2005/12/13 04-cr-00118 2004 U.S. Niku Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. John J. O’Neil, 43
1 year 1 day prison
Media120905
Media121305
2005/12/01 05-cr-00812 2005 U.S. Marvell Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, computer fraud Closed
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
2005/10/28 2005 U.S. Naval Warship Data to China
DOJ Fact Sheet
C.D. Cal. conspiracy, illegal export, unregistered agent, false statements Closed
1. convicted
2. pleaded guilty
1. Chi Mak, 67
U.S. Citizen
Downey, CA
293 months prison

2. Tai Mak
unknown citizenship
Alhambra, CA
10 years prison

3. Rebecca Chiu
unknown citizenship
Downey, CA
3 years prison

4. Fuk Heung Li
unknown citizenship
Alhambra, CA
3 years probation

5. Yui Mak
unknown citizenship
11 months prison

Wikipedia
Media032508
Media040308
Appeal062112
Media051214
2005/10/26 05-cr-00486 2005 Stealth Missile Exhaust Designs and Military Technical Data to China
DOJ201508 Fact Sheet
D. Haw. illegal arms export, classified information, money laundering, false tax returns Closed
1. convicted
1. Noshir Gowadia, 66
U.S. citizen
Maui, HI
32 years prison
Docket
Wikipedia
DOJ012511
Media080910
2005/09/29 04-cr-00118 2004 U.S. Niku Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, transport stolen goods Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. William F. McMenamin, 51
Austin, TX
4 months prison
DOJ092905
2005/09/13 05-cr-00203 2005 Unknown Rettenmaier Trade Secrets W.D. Mich. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Troy Matthew Ulmer
1 year probation
Order100505
2005/08/25 05-cr-00540 2005 Taiwan Volterra Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-2314 Interstate and Foreign Transportation of Stolen Property Closed
1. plea agreement
1. Shin-Guo Tsai, 35
San Jose, CA
Taiwanese citizen
U.S. permanent resident
no indictment, probation of 5 years, fine $3,500, $100 assessment
Opinions
Media030105
Media030105
Added 08/11/2019
2005/07/06 06-cr-00031 2006 S. Africa Permco Trade Secrets N.D. Ohio EEA-1832 Closed
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
2005/07/01 05-cr-00187 2005 Unknown Unknown N.D. Ill. EEA-1832 Closed
1. acquitted and expunged
1. Unknown
2005/06/28 2005 Telecommunications Equipment from China to Iraq
DOJ Fact Sheet
D. Conn. false statement Closed 1. Andrew Huang
unknown citizenship
2 years probation, $5,000 fine
BIS0708
2005/06/14 05-cr-00151 2005 U.S. Dual Temp Trade Secrets E.D. Wis. EEA-1832, unauthorized access to computer Closed
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
2005/03/24 05-cr-00085 2005 China Dow Trade Secrets
DOJ201606
M.D. La. EEA-1832, perjury Closed
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
2005/02/01 05-cr-00039 2005 U.S. Confluence Trade Secrets E.D. Pa. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. George S. Frena, 54
New Kensington, PA
6 months prison, 6 months home detention, 3 years probation
Media052305
2004/08/27 04-cr-00118 2004 U.S. Niku Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Robert M. McKimmey
3 years probation
DOJ082704
2004/07/21 06-cr-00072 2006 U.S. Acxiom Trade Secrets E.D. Ark. EEA-1832, computer fraud, tempering witness Closed
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
2004/07/01 04-cr-00061 2004 U.S. SBC Communications Trade Secrets E.D. Wis. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Richard G. Koval
2 years probation
2004/06/03 2004 Military Night Vision Technology to China
DOJ Fact Sheet
N.D. Cal. AECA, EAR, ITAR Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Philip Cheng, 60
unknown citizenship
Cupertino, CA
2 years prison, 3 years supervised release, $50,000 fine, $100 special assessment
DOJ120307
BISOrder092908
2004/05/12 04-mj-01067 2004 U.S. Lockheed Martin Trade Secrets C.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. dismissed
1. Larry Satchell, 65 Media050503
Media051204
Media051204
2003/07/17 03-cr-00715 2003 U.S. Lockheed Martin Trade Secrets C.D. Cal. Trade secret theft; Procuremment Integrity Act Closed
1. pleaded guilty to USC 1512 obstruction of justice

2. dimissed with diversion program

1. Kenneth Branch, 64
Cape Canaveral, FL
1 year probation (6 months home detention), $6,000 fine, $100 assessment

2. William Erskine, 43
Cape Canaveral, FL

DOJ062503
Media051204
Media120906
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2003/07/01 03-cr-10131 2003 Unknown Precision Pattern Trade Secrets D. Kan. EEA-1832, computer fraud, wire fraud Closed
1. pleaded guilty to computer fraud
1. Shawn Childs
1 year probation
2003/05/14 03-cr-20066 2003 U.S. Lightwave Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Brent Alan Woodard, 32
Oakland, CA
24 months prison
DOJ051403
Media051503
DOJ080105
2003/04/02 03-cr-20038 2003 U.S. Jasemine Network and Silicon Wave Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, computer fraud Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Patrick J. Murphy, 43
San Jose, CA
DOJ040203
2003/01/16 03-cr-00042 2003 None DirecTV Trade Secrets C.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Igor Serebryany, 19
Los Angeles, CA
5 years probation, $146,085 restitution
Background
FBI123102
Media050203
DOJ011603
DOJ051603
2003/01/05 02-cr-00055 2002 U.S. Siemens Trade Secrets N.D. Iowa EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Terry Gunderson, 52
27 months prison
Media010503
2002/12/04 02-cr-20145 2002 China Stolen Silicon Valley Companies Trade Secrets
DOJ Fact Sheet
N.D. Cal. EEA-1831, EEA-1832, transport of stolen goods Closed
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
2002/11/06 04-cr-20198 2004 U.S. C&D Semiconductor Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2002/10/17 02-cr-01834 2002 U.S. Brookwood Trade Secrets D. Del. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. John Berenson Morris
Mt. Kisco, NY
5 years probation
Background
DOJ101702
2002/10/16 02-cr-00182 2002 U.S. Software to Make False Identification E.D. Ark. EEA-1832 Closed
1. convicted
1. Nasser Ahmed Ameri
Yemeni National
96 months prison, $1.4 million and $14,000 restitutions
Order011504
Appeal061505
2002/10/16 02-cr-40011 2002 Unknown AlphaGary Trade Secrets D. Mass. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jeffrey A. Forgues
Westminster, MA
2 months prison, 2 years supervised release
Background
Media101402
Media032403
2002/10/15 02-cr-00626 2002 U.S. SMARTS Trade Secrets S.D.N.Y. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Timothy Kissane, 41
Lavallette, NJ
2 years prison, 2 years supervised release
Background
Background
Background
2002/08/08 02-cr-05719 2002 Unknown Microsoft Trade Secrets W.D. Wash. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Robert R. Keppel
Vancouver, Canada
12 months + 1 day prison, 3 years supervised release, restitutions
Docket
FelonyInfo080802
Plea082302
DOJ082302
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2002/07/01 02-cr-00469 2002 Unknown Unknown D. Or. EEA-1832 Closed 1. Donald Allen Hawkins
probation
2002/07/01 02-cr-00666 2002 Unknown Unknown E.D.N.Y. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Eric Helrigel
2 years probation
2002/06/20 05-cr-10153 2002 Japan Harvard Medical Trade Secrets D. Mass. EEA-1832, transport of stolen property Closed
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
2002/06/05 02-cr-00163 2002 U.S. Stran Technologies Trade Secrets D. Conn. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Kevin Smith
5 years probation, $311,000 restitution, $100 special assessment
Docket
Background
2002/06/02 06-cr-02147 2006 U.S. Qualcomm Trade Secrets S.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Michael E. Laude
3 years probation, $5,000 fine, 288 hours of community service in 36 months
DOJ010307
2002/05/15 02-cr-14014 2002 U.S. Chemplex Trade Secrets S.D. Fla. EEA-1832, interference with commerce, wire fraud Closed
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
2002/05/01 02-cr-20040 2002 U.S. Spencer Reed Trade Secrets D. Kan. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jeffrey W. Dorn, 28
West Des Moines, IA
2 years probation, $15,920 restitution
Background
Media120102
2002/03/28 02-cr-00106 2002 U.S. Online Interpreters Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, transport of stolen goods Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Tse Thow Sun, 31
Singapore National
Chicago, IL
15 months prison
Background
Docket
DOJ041103
2002/01/03 02-cr-00002 2002 U.S. Pitney Bowse Trade Secrets D. Conn. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Brian Halvorsen
2 years probation, $2,000 fine, $100 special assessment
Docket
2001/11/29 01-cr-06291 2001 None First Union Securities Trade Secrets S.D. Fla. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2001/09/07 01-cr-00122 2001 U.S. Fabricated Metal Trade Secrets D. Conn. EEA-1832 Closed
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
2001/07/31 05-cr-06027 2001 China Corning Trade Secrets W.D.N.Y. EEA-1832 Unknown 1. Xingkun Wu, 40
Chinese National
Los Angeles, CA
Background
DOJ073101
2001/05/31 01-cr-00365 2001 China Lucent Trade Secrets D.N.J. EEA-1832, wire fraud Closed
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
Media050901
DOJ041102
2001/05/08 02-cr-00156 2001 Japan Learner Research Trade Secrets N.D. Ohio EEA-1831, EEA-1832, transport of stolen property, false information Closed
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
2001/05/08 01-cr-00210 2001 Japan Learner Research Trade Secrets N.D. Ohio EEA-1831, EEA-1832, transport of stolen property, false information Active (fugitive)
1. fugitive
1st indictment under Section 1831 of EEA
1. Takashi Okamoto, 40
extradiction from Japan rejected
Background
Media050102
Media052903
Media033004
2001/04/27 01-cr-20065 2001 China Acuson Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty, died before sentencing
2. pleaded guilty
1. Junsheng Wang, 53
unknown citizenship
Fremont, CA
1. Bell Imaging
Fremont, CA
Background
Media042701
2001/04/18 01-cr-00023 2001 Unknown ZirMed.com Trade Secrets W.D. Ky. EEA-1832, wire fraud Closed
1. unknown
2. dismissed
1. Kurtis Kenneth Cullen, 31
Detroit, MI

2. Bruce Zak

Background
Media020301
2001/03/21 01-cr-00616 2001 U.S. MasterCard Trade Secrets S.D.N.Y. EEA-1832, mail fraud, transport of stolen property Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Fausto Estrada
12 months prison
Background
2000/12/04 02-cr-00087 2002 U.S. Pitney Bowse Trade Secrets D. Conn. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Douglas Sprenger
6 months prison, 3 years supervised release, $3,000 fine, $100 special assessment
Docket
2000/11/21 01-cr-00100 2001 U.S. Cisco Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, unauthorized access to computer Closed
1. pleaded guilty to unauthorized access
1. Peter Morch
Canada/Denmark National
San Francisco, CA
3 years probation
Background
Background
Media032601
2000/06/14 00-cr-20203 2000 Unknown Semi Supply Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, copyrights infringement Closed
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
2000/06/12 99-cr-06268 1999 U.S. Motorola Trade Secrets S.D. Fla. EEA-1832, proprietary information Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Jerry Corgnati
5 years probation, $120,000 restitution
Background
Background
2000/03/31 00-cr-20110 2000 U.S. Intel Trade Secrets N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, computer fraud Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Say Lye Ow, 29
Malaysian National
Sunnyvale, CA
24 months prison, 24 months supervised release
Background
Media033100
Plea091401
DOJ121101
2000/03/30 00-cr-00056 2000 U.S. Werner Ladder Trade Secrets W.D. Pa. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Mark Everheart
1 year probation, $100 special assessment
Background
Docket
1999/12/09 99-cr-00433 1999 U.S. Solar Turbines Trade Secrets E.D. Wis. EEA-1832 Closed
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
1999/10/28 99-cr-00623 1999 U.S. Fina Trade Secrets S.D. Tex. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Oliver P. Costello Jr.
3 years probation
Background
Background
1999/09/07 99-cr-00174 1999 U.S. RAPCO Trade Secrets E.D. Wis. EEA-1832, wire fraud, copyright infringement Closed
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
1999/08/20 00-cr-00123 2000 U.S. RPS Trade Secrets M.D. Fla. EEA-1832 Closed
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
1999/07/01 99-cr-00481 1999 U.S. 3Com Trade Secrets N.D. Ill. EEA-1832, computer fraud Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Eun Joong Kim
6 months prison
Background
1999/06/26 02-cr-20083 2002 None Damaging DIVA Computer Systems N.D. Cal. EEA-1832, intentional damage to protected computers Closed
1. pleaded guilty to computer damage, trade secret charge dismissed
1. Nabil Ramssiss, 29
Los Gatos, CA
46 months prison
Media062699
Media101203
DOJ112003
1999/03/24 99-cr-00158 1999 U.S. IBM Trade Secrets S.D. Tex. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Robin Carl Tampoe
15 months prison,
2 years probation, $5,000 forfeit, $100 special assessment
Background
Background
1999/03/05 99-cr-00015 1999 U.S. Varian Trade Secrets E.D. Cal. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. David B. Kern
1 year prison, 3 years supervised release
Background
Media091306
1998/10/16 98-cr-20070 1998 U.S. Preco Trade Secrets D. Kan. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. David Sindelar
5 years probation, $16,618.35 restitution, $10,000 fine, $100
special assessment
Background
1998/09/16 98-cr-00048 1998 U.S. IDEXX Trade Secrets D. Me. EEA-1832 Closed
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
1998/07/28 98-cr-04090 1998 China Trade Secrets for a Roche Hepatitis C Monitoring Kit D.N.J. EEA-1832 Unknown 1. Huang Dao Pei
U.S. Citizen
Piscataway, NJ
Background
FAS
1998/05/01 98-cr-08943 1998 Australia Wilsonart Trade Secrets E.D. Mich., D. Haw. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. David Krumrei
2 years prison, $10,000
restitution, $100 special assessment
Background
1998/04/17 98-cr-00059 1998 U.S. Joy Mining Trade Secrets W.D. Pa. EEA-1832 Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. John Fulton
1 year home detention, 5 years probation
Background
1998/02/26 98-cr-00041 1998 U.S. Intel Trade Secrets E.D. Tex. EEA-1832 Closed
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
1997/11/01 97-cr-02515 1997 U.S. Deloitte & Touche Trade Secrets S.D. Tex. EEA-1832, wire fraud Closed
1. pleaded guilty
1. Mayra Justine Trujillo-Cohen
4 years prison, 3 years
supervised release, $337,00 restitution, $200 special assessment
Background
1996/12/07 97-cr-00009 1997 U.S. Pittsburg Plate Glass Trade Secrets W.D. Pa. EEA-1832 Closed
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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