A Chinese-born American engineer has been charged in the US with trying to steal trade secrets worth an estimated US$120 million. Photo: Shutterstock A Chinese-born American engineer has been charged in the US with trying to steal trade secrets worth an estimated US$120 million. Photo: Shutterstock
A Chinese-born American engineer has been charged in the US with trying to steal trade secrets worth an estimated US$120 million. Photo: Shutterstock

Engineer in trade-secrets case says charges were added because of her Chinese background

  • You Xiaorong, a Chinese-born American, was indicted in 2019 for trying to steal trade secrets, reportedly from Coca-Cola
  • Federal prosecutors have added two counts of economic espionage, a move You’s lawyer argues would ‘create a risk of unfair prejudice’ to her

Topic |   US-China relations
A Chinese-born American engineer has been charged in the US with trying to steal trade secrets worth an estimated US$120 million. Photo: Shutterstock A Chinese-born American engineer has been charged in the US with trying to steal trade secrets worth an estimated US$120 million. Photo: Shutterstock
A Chinese-born American engineer has been charged in the US with trying to steal trade secrets worth an estimated US$120 million. Photo: Shutterstock
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