Ex-KFI Recruiter Found Guilty Of Hacking, Trade Secrets Theft

Law360, San Francisco (April 24, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT) -- A California federal jury on Wednesday found former Korn/Ferry International corporate executive recruiter David Nosal guilty of six counts of hacking, stealing trade secrets and conspiracy in a scheme to use information from Korn/Ferry's database of executives to launch a rival recruiting business.

The federal government hit Nosal with a 20-count indictment in 2008, including multiple violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act after he convinced three of his former staffers to access the company's proprietary database and take lists of candidates he wanted for...
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