Followup: Ex-Ford engineer sentenced for industrial espionage
Yu took a job with a U.S.-based company working in China in December of 2006 and copied some 4,000 Ford documents onto a personal hard drive before leaving or notifying the automaker of his new employer. The documents reportedly covered everything from engine and transmission details to electric power supply systems – all bits of information that would be incredibly tasty to China's growing automotive industry. Yu eventually took a position with Beijing Automotive Corporation.
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