Ex-IBM employee pleads guilty to stealing code "for China"

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Jiaqiang Xu stole trade secrets from IBM "for China"
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Jiaqiang Xu stole trade secrets from IBM "for China"

The man was employed by IBM for four years and was picked up by undercover officers

A software engineer has admitted stealing proprietary software code belonging to IBM while employed by the company. He is accused of economic espionage and theft of trade secrets. Jiaqiang Xu pl...

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