We had someone arrested at AMD trying to steal product for China. In the '90s. So yes, "more than a decade".
Chinese businessman plotted with GE insider to steal transistor secrets, say Feds
A Chinese businessman has been accused by the US government of trying to steal silicon secrets from General Electric (GE). Chi Lung Winsman Ng, 64, who lives in Hong Kong, has been charged with conspiring to pilfer sensitive information on the American giant’s silicon carbide MOSFET transistors, a technology he told potential …
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 01:27 GMT Winkypop
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 03:29 GMT MrReynolds2U
Who needs proof anymore?
Am I the only one bothered by this statement?
The FBI stresses however that “we have no evidence that there was an illegal MOSFET technology transfer to any Chinese companies, including the company that Ng and his co-conspirator were trying to start.”
What are they hoping to achieve with this case, without proof?
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 03:57 GMT Sanctimonious Prick
Re: Who needs proof anymore?
I saw it too... but thought I probably didn't read it correctly, coz, like, the FBI can't charge someone with a crime if the evidence of a crime does not exist, right?
Does the FBI have non-special agents?
"Hi. I'm FBI Standard Agent Fells."
"And I'm FBI Special Agent Morris."
"Pfft! I'm FBI Super Special Agent Dick."
"Guys! Guys! .... girls! I'm FBI Superior Super Special Agent Acosta."
OK. I'm being silly now.
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 08:54 GMT Anonymous Coward
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 12:13 GMT helkiah