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Former apple engineer admits stealing trade secrets

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The defendant pleads guilty to arresting an Apple employee for stealing trade secrets.

Xiaolang Zhang is a former Apple engineer who stole Apple’s self-driving car secret.

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He downloaded the circuit board design plan, booked a plane ticket to China at the last minute, and tried to escape.

He planned to steal the circuit plan and join a new self-driving car company in China.

He was caught after going through security at the San Jose airport.

He has now pleaded guilty and will be sentenced in November.

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Another engineer named Jizhong Chen was also arrested for stealing trade secrets.

There are also many Chinese companies who are trying to steal high-tech secrets and try to succeed by taking a shortcut to escape from China.

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