D&B Says Equifax, Ex-Employee Tried To Poach Client

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 6:40 PM EST) -- Risk analysis company Dun & Bradstreet Inc. sued a former employee and rival Equifax Inc. in Illinois federal court Friday, accusing them of breaching a nonsolicitation agreement, taking trade secrets and trying to poach multimillion-dollar client Farmers Insurance Group.

In August the plaintiff sent a cease-and-desist letter after learning that Kevin Brimberry, its former employee, was contacting Farmers on behalf of Equifax, according to the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

D&B is engaged in renewal discussions with Farmer over...
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