BEIJING—A U.S. grand jury has charged a U.S. citizen of Chinese descent and his relative in China with theft of General Electric technology for gas and steam turbines, including know-how applicable to aviation. The U.S. citizen, Zheng Xiaoqing, was an employee of GE’s power-generation division at the time, according to an indictment unsealed by the U.S. Department of Justice Apr. 23. The charges include economic espionage and conspiracy. The stolen technology specifically ...

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