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Ex-KFI Recruiter Gets 1 Year For Hacking, Secrets Theft

Law360, San Francisco (January 8, 2014, 8:49 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Korn/Ferry International corporate executive recruiter David Nosal to one year in prison for hacking, stealing trade secrets and conspiring to use information from Korn/Ferry's database of executives to launch a rival recruiting business.

U.S. District Judge Edward Chen postponed sentencing Nosal last October after questioning the losses Korn/Ferry claimed it had suffered as a result of the scheme. On Wednesday, he calculated those losses at $47,000 — including the market value of the information Nosal stole and the...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Nosal et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

April 10, 2008

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