Three Chinese Nationals Arrested for Scheme to Steal and Illegally Export Military-Grade Semiconductors – US DOJ

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that three Chinese nationals have been arrested on federal criminal complaints in connection with a scheme to obtain and illegally export sophisticated semiconductors stolen from the U.S. military. … After the undercover agent advised YAN that the Xilinx components could be stolen from a U.S. Navy base, YAN offered to provide fake Xilinx components that could be substituted for the stolen components in order to prevent detection of the theft. When asked whether the fake Xilinx components would work, YAN replied that “the fake one just look the same” but were “not ok for function.”

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One thought on “Three Chinese Nationals Arrested for Scheme to Steal and Illegally Export Military-Grade Semiconductors – US DOJ

  1. Julie Livingston says:

    Very interesting story. Ha!

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