Ex-Mattel Employee Admits Copying Docs For MGA

Law360, New York (January 12, 2011, 4:31 PM EST) -- A former Mattel Inc. employee has admitted that he made copies of confidential documents after accepting a job with rival toy company MGA Entertainment Inc.

Jorge Castilla pled guilty Tuesday in the Superior Court of the State of California, Los Angeles County, and Judge David Horowitz offered him either three years probation and 30 days in county jail or 120 hours of structured community service. The judge also ordered Castilla to hand over Mattel's property and pay more than $21,000 in restitution.

Castilla admitted to accessing...
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