Monday, December 16, 2013

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Chinese National Nabbed for Stealing Biotech Corn

Washington--Mo Hailong, a Chinese national, was arrested earlier this week for stealing biotech corn from Monsanto and DuPont Pioneer. Hailong worked for a seed company in China and has been charged with conspiracy to steal trade secrets. 

The CEO and several other employees of the company he worked for are co-conspirators but live in China or Canada and have not been apprehended. Hailong is facing up to 10 years in prison and a $5 million fine if convicted.

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