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Matthew Parrella

Assistant United States Attorney Matt Parrella is currently the Chief of the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIP) Unit for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California (NDCA), where he also serves as the San Jose Branch Chief.

The NDCA CHIP Unit, which was the first created in the nation, is based in Silicon Valley and investigates and prosecutes complex trade secret theft, economic espionage, computer intrusion, and other high tech crimes.

Mr. Parrella is a career prosecutor with over 22 years experience in both U.S. Attorney's and District Attorney's Offices across the nation; he has personally prosecuted as well as supervised cases ranging from murder, narcotics, money laundering, and arson to computer hacking, tax and export violations, IP crimes, and economic espionage.

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Biography last updated July 28, 2008