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Indictment Alleges Theft Of Trade Secrets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 13, 2011

 

Tung Pham, 46, formerly of Conshohocken, PA, currently residing in California, was charged today by Indictment with theft of trade secrets and wire fraud, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Pham was charged with stealing trade secrets regarding pastes used in the manufacture of solar cells from his former employer.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 160 years imprisonment, a $2.25 million and a special assessment of $900.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael L. Levy.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525

 

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