Yijia Zhang, formerly of King of Prussia, was charged in an indictment that was unsealed today with computer damage and interstate transportation of stolen property, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Zhang is charged with stealing sensitive documents from his employer and with disabling a company server that he used to transfer the documents to cover his actions.
If convicted, Zhang faces a maximum penalty of 20 years’ imprisonment and a $500,000 fine. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael L. Levy.
An indictment or information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Information Regarding Defendant
Name: Yijia Zhang
Address: South San Francisco, California