[Backround on Hanjuan Jin,
http://www.infosecnews.org/hypermail/0806/15007.html - WK]
By Chuck Goudie
March 4, 2009
When the I-Team first reported on Hanjuan Jin about a year ago, she had
been charged with stealing technical secrets from her employer,
Motorola, for the purpose of selling them to a competitor in her native
This has become even more serious. It's a case of 'code red' as federal
authorities have now essentially accused Jin of spying for the Chinese
Goudie: "The federal government is saying basically that you're a
corporate spy. What about that?
Jin: No I'm not. I'm not. I'm not.
Goudie: You're not a spy?
Jin: They made a mistake."
Last spring, when we met Hanjuan Jin near her suburban home, she denied
being a technology thief while employed here at Motorola headquarters in
Indeed, federal prosecutors say Ms. Jin had a more critical role.
According to a superseding indictment, Jin engaged in economic espionage
intended to benefit the People's Republic of China.
In the new charges, Jin is accused of possessing Motorola engineering
information that would benefit the Chinese military and that in 2006
after stealing top secret Motorola files, schematics and military
communication plans she made a bee-line for Beijing.
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