Federal Law Enforcement

Document: Justice Department Charges Chinese and Taiwanese Firms for Economic Espionage

By Matthew Kahn
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 1:54 PM

A grand jury in the Northern District of California has returned an indictment against United Microelectronics Corp., a Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer; Fujian Jinhua, a Chinese state-run enterprise; and three other defendants for theft of trade secrets from Micron Corp., a U.S.-based chipmaker in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1831, the Economic Espionage Act. The full indictment is below.