Chinese National Convicted Of Defense Trade Secrets Theft

Law360, New York (September 26, 2012, 9:22 PM EDT) -- A jury on Wednesday convicted a former engineer with a Budd Lake, N.J.-based defense contractor of illegally exporting U.S. military technology to China and stealing trade secrets from his employer.

To position himself for future employment in the People's Republic of China, Sixing Liu, a PRC citizen who has resided in Flanders, N.J., and Deerfield, Ill., stole thousands of electronic files from the Space and Navigation Division of L-3 Communications that detailed the performance and design of guidance systems for missiles, rockets, target locators and unmanned...
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