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U.S. unseals indictment against Chinese intelligence officers over hacking

U.S. unseals indictment against Chinese intelligence officers over hacking
FILE PHOTO: Part of the building of 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, is seen in the outskirts of Shanghai February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo -
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department unsealed an indictment on Tuesday alleging that Chinese intelligence officers conspired with hackers and company insiders to break into private companies' computer systems and steal intellectual property.

The kinds of information that prosecutors say the Chinese agents stole included details about a turbofan engine used in commercial airplanes.

(Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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