Star programmer outsourced his own job!

TheRegister reports that an audit discovered a firm’s star programmer was outsourcing his own work to China!

A security audit of a US critical infrastructure company last year revealed that its star developer had outsourced his own job to a Chinese subcontractor and was spending all his work time playing around on the internet.

The ruse was obviously paying off for him handsomely:

Further investigation found that the enterprising Bob had actually taken jobs with other firms and had outsourced that work too, netting him hundreds of thousands of dollars in profit as well as lots of time to hang around on internet messaging boards.

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