Toyota Says Ex-Worker Stole Trade Secrets Before Leaving

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 1:22 PM EST) -- A former risk analytics manager at Toyota Motor Credit Corp. absconded with crucial proprietary information about credit scorecards the vehicle finance company uses to evaluate consumers after becoming disgruntled with his job, TMCC said in a trade secrets suit filed Wednesday in California.

Aleligne Amera, who held the position of national manager of risk analytics and quantitative research at TMCC in the company's risk management department before departing in April, downloaded TMCC files onto an external drive prior to leaving the company in violation of several...
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