espionage

Document: Justice Department Charges Chinese Intelligence Officers and Recruits in Commercial Hacking Conspiracy

By Matthew Kahn
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 5:09 PM

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice unsealed an indictment in the Southern District of California charging 10 defendants, including Chinese intelligence officers and their recruits, in two conspiracies to steal sensitive commercial aerospace information and technology from American companies in violation of provisions of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The full indictment is below.