Data Theft: Intel (2008)

In 2008 it was alleged that highly confidential technical documents were stolen from Intel. The total value of the documents is estimated at $1 billion. AMD has been implicated in this by proxy, though not directly

Its been alleged that thirteen secret Intel documents were down loaded by Pani Bishwwamohan, an Indian technical employee of Intel, based in India.

These documents were accessed just before Pani joined Intel’s arch rival AMD.

The value of those documents, presumably in R&D time, is put at $1billion.

At the first hcourt earing in Novemeber 2008 Pani pleaded not guilty.

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