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Crime Industrial Espionage

  • DOJ indicts 5 Chinese officials

    The Justice Department has filed the first ever cyber-espionage charges against Chinese government officials. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the charges accuse officials of using military and intelligent facilities to steal trade secrets from American energy and manufacturing companies.

  • Snowden granted asylum in Russia

    The NSA's Keith Alexander wants Russia to return Internet leaker Edward Snowden returned to the U.S. reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Kremlin Won't Intervene in Snowden Case

    Washington is pressing Moscow to expel former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • South Korean Firm Indicted With Corporate Espionage

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports a grand jury has indicted executives at Kolon Industries on charges of stealing corporate secrets from DuPont.

  • Lawmakers are warning U.S. companies not to do business with two of the world's largest telecommunications equipment makers.

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    In a nationwide advertising campaign that includes bus shelters, billboards and a website, the FBI is targeting corporate espionage — and encouraging employees of American corporations to be wary of spies in their midst.

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    Hackers in China broke through the computer defenses of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last year and were able to access information about its operations and its 3 million members, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.