Chinese spy Xu Yanjun convicted of trying to steal US aviation trade secrets from GE Aviation

Published Nov 06 2021 at 1:35 AM GMT
  • A Chinese intelligence officer was on Friday convicted in US federal court of economic espionage in an alleged state-backed effort to steal technology from US and French aerospace firms, the Justice Department said.
  • Xu Yanjun, an official in the Jiangsu province foreign intelligence office of the Ministry of State Security, was found guilty in the Cincinnati court on two counts of conspiring and attempting to commit economic espionage, and three counts related to trade secret theft.



  • Published Nov 6, 2021 1:35 AM GMT