Apple Supplier Exec In Kickback Probe Steps Down

Law360, New York (August 19, 2010, 4:11 PM EDT) -- The executive chairman of a Singapore-based supplier to Apple Inc. has reportedly stepped down amid questions about his connection to a scheme involving kickbacks, trade secrets theft and breach of contract that led to the indictment of an Apple executive last week.

JLJ Holdings Ltd., which supplies components for Apple products, said in a statement Thursday that its executive chairman Chua Kim Guan has relinquished his duties “for the time being” while the company investigates whether he is connected to the kickback case pending in the...
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