Subcontractor Sabotage Cost $74M, Suit Says

By Jimmy Hoover (July 18, 2016, 4:30 PM EDT) -- A military support company hit its subcontractor with a $74 million lawsuit Friday in Virginia federal court for allegedly sabotaging the company's federal professional services contract, stealing trade secrets and poaching employees to win a rebid for the work.

According to Patriot Group International Inc., subcontractor Janus Global Operations LLC caused the government to eliminate PGI's remaining award term and PGI to lose out on over $74.2 million in revenue.

The suit accuses Janus of breach of contract, misuse and misappropriation of trade secrets, common-law conspiracy and tortuous interference. The trade secrets abuse violated the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of...

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