Chinese-American Engineer & Family Charged With Data Theft

A grand jury indictment filed on Tuesday alleges that Chi Mak, a lead engineer for Anaheim defense contractor Power Paragon, took computer disks containing sensitive information pertaining to several U.S. Navy projects and conspired with members of his family to smuggle the information to China.

Chi Mak, 65, his wife, and his brother, all Chinese-American immigrants, were indicted on Tuesday and charged with operating as agents of a foreign government without prior notification to the U.S. attorney general.

News source: Journal Advocate - Associated Press

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