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Programmer Steals Govt Software Source Code

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 2 years ago

Crime 0

An anonymous reader writes "A Chinese computer programmer that was charged with stealing the source code of software developed by the US Treasury Department pleaded guilty to the charge on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Bo Zhang, legally employed by a US consulting firm contracted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, admitted that he took advantage of the access he had to the Government-wide Accounting and Reporting Program (GWA) in order to copy the code onto an external hard disk and take it home."
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