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China Is Stealing Billions From America, Here’s What We’re Doing To Stop It

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Anders Hagstrom White House Correspondent
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China has created an industry around stealing intellectual property from American companies, costing the U.S. economy up to $600 billion every year, but the U.S. Justice Department has begun cracking down on their network of spies.

Ninety percent of the perpetrators in U.S. espionage cases are Chinese operatives, according to the Epoch Times. The spies focus on military technology, data storage, and space innovations, illegally exporting finished products and other sensitive material to companies in China. As President Donald Trump’s trade war with China has escalated, so have the DOJ’s efforts to preserve America’s technological superiority over China.