Monday, April 10, 2017

Siemens Employee Arrested in Netherlands for Business Espionage

Siemens said on Friday that an employee had been arrested in the Netherlands in a case which the country's financial crimes prosecutor said involved suspected espionage for a Chinese competitor...

He did not disclose which department the employee worked for or whether it was known if secrets had been leaked.

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Investigators said the man was detained on a train station platform as he was about to travel to China.

In addition to searching his baggage, they raided his home and workplace, seizing several digital memory devices.

Corporate espionage cases rarely come to light in the Netherlands. more