Jun 252010
 
 June 25, 2010  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S.

Jane Chen reports:

A Shanghai man is charged with breaching other people’s mail rights for stealing a former colleague’s email account and reading and keeping more than 1,000 emails over six years.

A vice chief general manager surnamed Ma learned last July that the company’s crucial business information was for sale, today’s Oriental Morning Post reported.

He tried to contact the seller and managed to buy the information for 2,000 yuan (US$294).

Since the information was contained in emails to the company’s outsourcing manager surnamed Wang, he believed Wang had his email details stolen and reported the matter to police, the report said.

Read more in the Shanghai Daily.

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