He is a patriot to China, right?Chinese auto engineer held over suspected data leak
Saturday, March 17, 2007 at 07:21 EST
NAGOYA — The Aichi prefectural police on Friday arrested a Chinese employee of car parts manufacturer Denso Corp on suspicion of taking out a laptop with more than 130,000 pieces of product design data downloaded from its database without the company's authorization, officials said.
Yang Luchuan, 41, an engineer at the company in Kariya, Aichi Prefecture, is suspected of embezzling the information concerning about 1,700 types of products, including sensors and industrial robots. Of these, about 280 types were considered the company's top secret, they said.