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Ex-Skyworks Engineer Arrested On Insider Trading Charges

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 6:20 PM EDT) -- An engineer who formerly worked at semiconductor maker Skyworks Solutions Inc. turned himself in on Friday to face charges in California federal court that he stole private financial information from his ex-employer, cashed in on illegal trades, and then fled to Taiwan when he was caught.

Yuh-Yue Chen, an engineer at Skyworks from 2007 to 2014, surrendered to authorities on a felony insider trading charge, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California said Friday in a news release.

“Stock market transparency is critical to a functioning economy and investor confidence,” a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s Office told...

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April 10, 2019

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