Toy Car Co. Seeks Sanctions After 'Erasing Evidence' Text

By Kevin Penton (November 19, 2015, 5:39 PM EST) -- A radio-controlled-vehicle maker urged a Texas federal court on Wednesday to impose sanctions on and enter default judgment against several ex-employees accused of stealing trade secrets, including an ex-employee who allegedly texted someone that he couldn't go out because he was "erasing evidence."

Traxxas LP seeks the sanctions against defendants Tommy DeWitt, Hans Beck, Jonathan Beck — who allegedly authored the text — and Victoria Manusos-Jenkins after they allegedly copied proprietary information off company computers and phones before wiping them clean, attempting to also remove scores of emails, texts and documents that described their scheme to start at least one rival...

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