Tuesday, February 18, 2014

High-Stakes Espionage in the Corn Field

(Long but interesting. Proves no business is immune to business espionage.)

Stealing trade secrets has been a part of the business and international scene for a long time. I suspect such activity has made some people very rich when they don’t get caught and some lawyers very rich when they do...

Military secrets, medical research, computer technology, certain oatmeal raisin cookie recipes... it’s understandable why some people, companies or countries might be tempted by any of these. The payday would be huge.

Agriculture has not been immune to incidents of unethical business activity... (more)