Ex-Boeing Employee Charged With Leaking Docs

Law360, New York (July 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the latest fallout over security breaches at Boeing Co., a former employee of the aerospace giant has been charged with 16 counts of computer trespass after he allegedly leaked sensitive internal documents to the media in May 2006.

Gerald Lee Eastman, a quality assurance inspector at the company's Seattle-based propulsion division, was arrested and jailed in May 2006 and subsequently fired, Dow Jones reported Tuesday.

Eastman allegedly downloaded hundreds of thousands of pages of documents that contained information he did not have authorization to access...
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