Apple engineer from China among US tech theft cases


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The United States announced charges on Tuesday against several Chinese and Russian nationals accused of stealing trade secrets and violating sanctions by seeking to export sensitive technology. Among those indicted was a former software engineer at Apple who allegedly stole software from the California company related to the research and development of self-driving cars. Also charged was a Chinese man accused of seeking to provide Iran with materials used to produce weapons of mass destruction. Other criminal cases involved the dismantling of alleged procurement networks that helped Russia's intelligence services obtain sensitive US military technology and aircraft parts, US officials...