30-Year Woodstock Employee Thought to Have Stolen Firm’s Trade Secrets to Give to New Employer–a Chinese Rival

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Businessman Indicted for Allegedly Stealing Employer’s Trade Secrets While Planning for New Job with Rival Firm in China CHICAGO — A 30-year employee of a McHenry County manufacturing firm stole proprietary information … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Police Arrest Four Asian Women on Prostitution Charges

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Subjects Arrested for Prostitution during Crystal Lake Undercover Operation On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 the Crystal Lake Police Department, with assistance from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Police, Kane County Sheriff’s Police, and … Continue reading

Chinese-American Woman’s Theft of Trade Secrets from Motorola May Lead to Maximum of 10-Year Term

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: SUBURBAN CHICAGO WOMAN CONVICTED OF STEALING TRADE SECRETS FROM MOTOROLA BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO TRAVEL TO CHINA CHICAGO — A former software engineer for Motorola, Inc., now Motorola Solutions, Inc., a telecommunications company … Continue reading

Manzullo Subcommittee Meeting on Chinese Abuses against American Firms

Manzullo to Hold Asia-Pacific Subcom Hearing Thursday Exploring Chinese Abuses Against American Companies Subcommittee will also consider resolutions supporting NZ, Japan Quake Victims (WASHINGTON) House Foreign Affairs Asia & the Pacific Subcommittee Chairman Don Manzullo (R-IL) will hold a hearing … Continue reading

Manzullo Calls for China to End Unfair Labor Practices

As leaders of China are visiting Chicago, this press release came Don Manzullo, Illinois’ 16th District Congressman: Manzullo: China Must End Unfair Trade Practices to Give Americans Chance to Compete for Jobs (WASHINGTON) Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL) today said the … Continue reading

Valspar Secrets Stolen for China

For the second time today, the U.S. Attorney’s Office has taken action concerning illegalities on the part of Chinese business.  First, there were indictments against Chicagoans, Germans and Chinese for illegally importing Chinese honey. Now, a plea agreement has been … Continue reading

Huntley School Supt. Burkey Says He Used Vacation Days to Go to China

It took months to find out. It seemed to me reasonable to ask whether Huntley School Superintendent John Burkey was “working” on the taxpayers’ dime for his junket (for which the district paid only registration) or on an officially recognized … Continue reading