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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A California middleman has admitted to conspiring to steal flat-panel-glass blueprints from Corning and turn them over to a rival business in Taiwan.
Yeong Lin of Fountain Valley, California could get up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal charge of theft of trade secrets. Sentencing was set for September 14th.
Jonathan Sanders, who worked at a Corning glassmaking plant in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, pleaded guilty last year and drew a four-year sentence and a 20-thoudand-dollar fine. He admitted stealing the blueprints of Corning's liquid-crystal-display glassmaking process and selling them to PicVue for 34-thousand dollars in 2000.
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