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Arkansas Scientist Pleads in Rice Seed Theft Case

by Associated Press 10/27/2016 6:56 am

A 61-year-old scientist has pleaded guilty to a federal charge nearly three years after he was accused of stealing proprietary seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to a delegation visiting from China.

Kansas Grand Jury Indicts Chinese Scientists

by Associated Press 12/20/2013 4:33 pm

Two scientists from China working in the U.S. have been indicted in Kansas on charges alleging they stole seeds developed by a U.S. bioscience company and gave them to an agricultural delegation visiting from China.

Scientist in Custody in Seed Theft Conspiracy

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 12/15/2013 2:10 pm

A federal judge in Arkansas has ordered an agricultural scientist from China who's accused of conspiring to steal seeds to remain in custody.

Stuttgart Scientist Accused of Industrial Espionage

by Gwen Moritz 12/12/2013 4:51 pm

Two Chinese agricultural scientists, including one living in Stuttgart, have been charged in federal court in Kansas with stealing seeds from an unidentified company's research facility.