ShutterstockNearly eight years passed from the time FBI agents raided corporate recruiter David Nosal‘s office in 2005 to the start of his criminal trial in San Francisco federal court.

After deliberating for just over two days, the jury found Nosal, 55, guilty of conspiracy, stealing trade secrets and violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act — handing the U.S. attorney’s office a complete trial victory in a high-profile and challenging white-collar prosecution.

The verdict in the case before U.S. District Judge Edward Chen comes a year after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sided with Nosal’s defense lawyers in a pivotal en banc decision that junked six additional computer hacking charges against the former Korn/Ferry International executive.

Prosecution of White-collar Hacking Successful | DFI News.

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