Ex-Microsoft Worker Arrested For Trade Secret Theft, Leaks

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT) -- A former employee of Microsoft Corp. was arrested on Wednesday and charged with stealing several of the software giant's trade secrets and leaking them to a technology blogger in France, according to documents filed in federal court in Washington state.

U.S authorities arrested Alex A. Kibkalo, a Russian national, two days after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a complaint alleging that he had admitted providing confidential company information to the blogger during an internal Microsoft investigation in 2012.

“Kibkalo said he met the blogger in...
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