Chinese National Arrested in Seed Conspiracy
Accused in a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from two U.S. corn seed companies
DES MOINES — Federal authorities announced Wednesday the arrest and indictment of Mo Yun, a Chinese national accused in a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from two U.S. seed corn companies.
U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt said Yun, 42, is the sister of Mo Hailong, also known as Robert Mo, who was arrested in December 2013 and charged in the alleged conspiracy, and she is also the spouse of Dr. Shao Genhuo, who, authorities say, is the founder and current chairman of a Chinese conglomerate that has a seed corn subsidiary company. To read more click here.