In Pictures: The 9 ugliest allegations of China-based IP theft

IP theft continues to be a threat to businesses’ bottom lines – and a major issue for Sino-American relations.

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Boeing WHAT HAPPENED: Veteran aerospace engineer Dongfan Chung was outed as a spy for the Chinese government in 2006, as a result of the FBI investigation of another PRC agent. He was accused of passing along hundreds of thousands of pages of classified technical information to his handlers.

FALLOUT: Despite his comparatively advanced age – 73 – Chung was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison, after a bench trial in 2009.

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