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Employee 'outsourced his own job to China'

Old Jan 16th 2013, 1:58 pm
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Default Employee 'outsourced his own job to China'

I like this on the BBC

Not much security issues though eh?

A security check on a US company has reportedly revealed one of its staff was outsourcing his work to China.

The software developer, in his 40s, is thought to have spent his workdays surfing the web, watching cat videos on YouTube and browsing Reddit and eBay.

He reportedly paid just a fifth of his six-figure salary to a company based in Shenyang to do his job.

The employee, an "inoffensive and quiet" but talented man versed in several programming languages, "spent less than one fifth of his six-figure salary for a Chinese firm to do his job for him", Mr Valentine said.

"Authentication was no problem. He physically FedExed his RSA [security] token to China so that the third-party contractor could log-in under his credentials during the workday. It would appear that he was working an average nine-to-five work day," he added.

"Evidence even suggested he had the same scam going across multiple companies in the area. All told, it looked like he earned several hundred thousand dollars a year, and only had to pay the Chinese consulting firm about $50,000 (£31,270) annually."
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Old Jan 16th 2013, 2:46 pm
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Should have been promoted
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Old Jan 16th 2013, 2:56 pm
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That's ingenious!
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"watching cat videos on YouTube"

and outsources job to a culture where cat is on the menu, the irony...
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Old Jan 17th 2013, 1:58 am
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Default Re: Employee 'outsourced his own job to China'

Originally Posted by Kix View Post
I like this on the BBC

Not much security issues though eh?
Nothing unusual - a whole series of UK Prime Ministers have been outsourcing their work to Brussels for years.......
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Old Jan 17th 2013, 3:32 am
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What a bloody good idea
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Nothing unusual - a whole series of UK Prime Ministers have been outsourcing their work to Brussels for years.......
Yeah, but this guy has been making it work...
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This guy is a winner.
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How can i do this?
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Yeah, he no longer works for the company. I bet the Chinese still do though, right?
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