KR: Three former Kia Motors employees indicted for trade secrets breach

Another insider breach for competitive advantage. This one doesn’t seem to involve customer data. Yonhap News reports:

Three former employees of Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s No. 2 automaker, have been indicted on charges of leaking confidential information to a Chinese competitor, Seoul prosecutors said Friday.

The suspects, including a former member of the board of directors surnamed Choi, are accused of sending computer files containing the automaker’s internal documents to Geely Automobile Holdings in June 2013, prosecutors said.

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