Lianhua electronics, a Taiwan foundry, said today that it had reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of justice on the violation of business secrets and would pay a $60 million fine. < p > < p > liandian said today that it had reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of justice, and the content of the settlement agreement has been determined by the Federal District Court of Northern California. < / P > < p > in the settlement agreement, the U.S. Department of justice agreed to withdraw the original charges against United power, including conspiracy to carry out economic espionage, conspiracy to steal several micro technology business secrets, patent related charges, and possible damages and fines ranging from US $400 million to 8.75 billion. < p > < p > < p > UnionPay admitted infringement of a business secret, agreed to pay a US $60 million fine to the US government, and cooperated with the US Department of justice during a three-year autonomous probation period. < p > < p > liandian provides wafer manufacturing services, focusing on logic and special technologies, and producing chips for major applications across the electronics industry. United Power’s complete process technology and manufacturing solutions, including logic / RF, embedded high voltage solutions, embedded flash memory, rfsoi / BCD, and all Fabs comply with iatf-16949 manufacturing certification of the automotive industry. Global Tech