Jurors deliberate fate of former GE engineer accused of stealing trade secrets

Jurors are now deliberating the fate of a former GE engineer.

Xiaoquing Zheng from Niskayuna is charged with economic espionage.

He’s accused of stealing trade secrets.

Prosecutors say he hid sensitive data about turbine technologies in a digital photo, emailed them to himself, then forwarded them to his business partner in China.

Zheng was arrested in 2018.