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Ex-IBM Corp. employee admits
to economic espionage charge

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Ribicon, 5/19/2017 9:15:32 PM

White Plains, N.Y. — An ex-IBM Corp. software developer has pleaded guilty in New York to economic espionage and theft-of-a-trade secret. Xu Jiaqiang (shoo jee-ah-chahng) entered the plea Friday in White Plains federal court. Prosecutors say in a release that the 31-year-old onetime Beijing, China, resident stole computer code to benefit the National Health and Planning Commission of the People´s Republic of China. Xu was first arrested in December 2015 in White Plains. Sentencing was set for Oct. 13. IBM has declined to comment on the case. Xu had been accused of stealing and converting

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Just think how much money such companies save by hiring those cheap H1-B visa holders/foreign spies versus American programmers who need higher salaries to pay off their outlandish student loans.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dvc, 5/20/2017 1:31:39 AM     (No. 11259392)

Which is why hiring Chinese is bad policy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 5/20/2017 4:55:03 AM     (No. 11259466)

No sympathy. This is what IBM gets for hiring a ´diversity´ person to meet a quota.

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