Guilty Plea in Theft of Dupont Secrets for China

Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, March 3, 2012

A former DuPont Corp. scientist has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit economic espionage for a company controlled by the Chinese government and agreed to testify against others charged with stealing secrets of a manufacturing process sought by China.

Tze Chao, 77, a DuPont employee from 1966 to 2002, admitted Thursday in a San Francisco federal court that he had provided confidential information about DuPont’s titanium dioxide process to the Chinese-controlled Pangang Group Co.

Titanium dioxide is a bright white pigment used in paints and other products such as powders, paper and toothpaste. DuPont’s chlorine-based process was eagerly sought by China, which used a less efficient and more environmentally harmful production method, according to court documents.

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Pangang employees “overtly appealed to my Chinese ethnicity and asked me to work for the good” of the People’s Republic of China, Chao said. {snip}

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  • anmpr1

    Chinese will always be Chinese first.  Would that Americans could be Americans first.  But America, White America, can never be allowed.  It is why countries and nations should always be ethnically and/or racially based.  The “melting pot” idea was only valid for certain white Europeans, and mostly Anglos.   But these groups are now in the main liberal multi-cults, so the entire project is doomed. 

  • The_Bobster

    We must staple green cards to their degrees so they won’t take their knowledge back to their home countries and use it against us. Yes, it’s better that we hire these enemy aliens on the cheap so they can engage in industrial espionage. (sarcasm off)

  • How is it that after Clinton “lost” MIRV capability to the Chinese do we insist on this farce?  What is impressive though, is how the mainstream media keeps all of this neatly on a shelf.  No sense in waking the American public up too soon.

  • The_Bobster

    Import/Export: It’s exporting our trade secrets to China and importing counterfeit goods. 

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/03/nyregion/officials-say-they-smashed-a-ring-smuggling-counterfeit-uggs.html?_r=2

    Officials Tell of Fake Labels Hidden Beneath Fake Labels
    By NATE SCHWEBER
    Published: March 2, 2012  

    NEWARK — With skin fashioned like hightop moccasins, they looked like popular UGG brand boots. But tags on their heels read “XMX,” and they had generic tread on their bottoms.

    Once the boots cleared customs at two New Jersey ports, they were taken to nearby warehouses, where, prosecutors said, workers ripped off the dummy tags to reveal an UGG label and that brand’s signature soles.

    But even those were fake, federal officials said Friday in announcing what they said was the breakup of two overlapping criminal rings that took part in an elaborate scheme to sell $325 million worth of counterfeit goods throughout the United States.

    Twenty-nine people, most of them Chinese, were charged in the case. Federal agents made arrests this week in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Florida and the Philippines. As of Friday evening, all but four of the defendants were in custody.

  • There is a lot of military and industrial spying and espionage done by Asians. I for one would never hire one or let them in the military.

  • And we should never allow these visa holders to be employed in any government positions yet there are thousands of foreigners hired into such positions at all levels of government.  I knew of one hired in as a Senior Manager in one of the highest positions in state government.  He had a fake dipoloma and there was an active warrant on him from the third-world garbage pit he crawled out of.  But he had married to a high level state NAACP “official”.  Under both republican and democrat governors he was promoted all the way up to an agency head.  Along the way he had a 19 yr old son employed by a state agency, using state computers and office equipment all while he was 1500 miles away at school in DC.  Just think in all the dark, clammy recesses of government how many of these people exist.  How much debt is caused by these people and how many professional jobs they have taken away from traditional Americans.  I see folks crying out all the time about replacement birth rates, here is an example of jobs are not available to a white male, thus impacting numbers of children that decent, white folk will have.  I am not for large government but dang it, we used to have those jobs.