SunTrust Claims Ex-Employees Stole Clients, Secrets

Law360, New York (August 5, 2011, 7:53 PM EDT) -- SunTrust Mortgage Inc. on Friday slapped George Mason Mortgage LLC and six former employees with a suit in Virginia federal court over alleged trade secrets violations stemming from their plan to steal SunTrust clients and business, made weeks before the workers joined GMM.

SunTrust claims all of the employees left for similar positions at a rival GMM branch office in Gainesville, Fla., between May and June. The four employees that first left for GMM worked with the two SunTrust employees that stayed behind to form a...
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