US federal court finds Chinese-American engineer Shih Yi-chi guilty of exporting military-grade semiconductors

//US federal court finds Chinese-American engineer Shih Yi-chi guilty of exporting military-grade semiconductors

US federal court finds Chinese-American engineer Shih Yi-chi guilty of exporting military-grade semiconductors

A Chinese-American electrical engineer faces up to 219 years in prison after a federal jury found him guilty of illegally shipping semiconductors with military applications to China.After a six-week trial in southern California, Shih Yi-chi, a 64-year-old part-time Los Angeles resident and former president of a Chinese semiconductor company, was found guilty of making false statements to a government agency, mail and wire fraud and filing false tax returns.Shih, who had also been an adjunct…

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