Chinese Technology Theft Continues

November 17, 2005 – As concern continues to grow regarding China’s military growth and ambition, a Chinese-born engineer and two of his family members, who had been charged with stealing information regarding U.S. Navy warships, were indicted this week with acting as agents of China.

Chi Mak, who is an engineer for California defense contractor Power Paragon, was charged with using his role in a classified research project involving Navy warships as a means to get information to the Chinese government.

FBI Special Agent James Gaylord wrote in the affidavit he felt they were foreign intelligence officers involved in stealing U.S. military secrets and delivering them to the Chinese government.

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