EQT To Search Ex-Worker's Phone For Rice Communications

Law360, Pittsburgh (May 7, 2019, 5:43 PM EDT) -- Forensic investigators can examine a former EQT Corp. employee's cellphone for messages and trade secrets he may have exchanged with former Rice Energy executives now fighting to take over EQT's board of directors, after a Pennsylvania federal judge ordered the phone be turned over Tuesday.

An attorney for EQT said Jeffrey Lo, a former reservoir engineer accused of stealing a hard drive with a copy of the program and data EQT used to track information about its gas wells, had deleted communications on his phone with Toby Rice and Derek Rice, who have been leading an effort to elect a new...

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