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Chinese National Working for Monsanto Indicted for Trade Secret Theft

Updated: Aug 24, 2023

A Monsanto employee was recently indicted for theft of trade secrets. The Chinese national, Haitao Xiang, allegedly resigned from his position, purchased a one way ticket to China and was arrested at the airport with Monsanto trade secrets in his possession. Xiang received his PhD in agricultural engineering within the United States, following the same path as many others accused of similar crimes.

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