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Slideshow: Engineering the Perfect Crime - EE Times

Engineering is generally regarded as a profession of integrity. There are, however, exceptions. Every year, a handful of engineers end up on the wrong side of the law, for offenses ranging from trade secret theft and spying to computer hacking and bank robbery. Because they’re a clever bunch, engineers tend to gravitate toward intellectual crimes, but a few have been known to cross over into violence, ranging from assault to murder. Here, we’ve collected photos of some of engineering’s best-known offenders. From cloak-and-dagger spies to passionate pepper sprayers, we present some of the most notable, and strangest, of engineering’s malefactors. Click the image below to start the slideshow. Murder (or Self-Defense) Nearly 30 years after shooting four men he thought were trying to mug him on a New York subway, Bernhard Goetz’s name is still remembered internationally. Goetz...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1317740

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