US INDICTS 10 CHINESE OVER SCHEME TO STEAL AEROSPACE TECH

EurActiv on 31st October reported that the US has indicted 10 Chinese, including 2 intelligence officers, over a 5-year scheme to steal technology from US and French aerospace firms by hacking into their computersThis came 20 days after the DoJ obtained the unprecedented extradition of a senior Chinese intelligence official from Belgium to stand trial in the US for running the alleged state-sponsored effort to steal US aviation industry secrets.  The DoJ said the Chinese Ministry of State Security, through its Jiangsu province unit, engineered the effort to steal the technology underlying a turbofan engine used in US and European commercial airliners.

https://www.euractiv.com/section/china/news/us-indicts-10-chinese-over-scheme-to-steal-aerospace-tech/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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