Pfizer Says Employee Stole Confidential Docs On COVID Vax

By Hailey Konnath (November 23, 2021, 9:47 PM EST) -- Pfizer Inc. said Tuesday that it was investigating a longtime employee who it believes downloaded thousands of documents containing confidential information, some of which is related to the pharmaceutical giant's COVID-19 vaccine, according to a suit filed in California federal court.

Soon-to-be-former employee Chun Xiao Li is leaving Pfizer to work for a competitor, Xencor Inc., Pfizer said in its complaint. On her way out the door, the associate director of statistics has uploaded more than 12,000 files from her Pfizer-issued laptop to a personal Google Drive account and onto other personal devices, the company said. It added that due to...

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