Paul Shin Devine Apple Manager Busted For Selling Secrets
Paul Shin Devine Apple Manager Busted For Selling Secrets – A manager of global sourcing for Apple was arrested Friday after he allegedly sold information to manufacturing companies in Asia.
Paul Shin Devine has been accused of committing wire fraud, money laundering and illegal monetary transactions, reported the Wall Street Journal.
According to the indictment, Devine had provided confidential information to companies in South Korea and Singapore, which would have been able to enjoy an advantage when negotiating contracts with Apple. Mr. Devine had received more than $1 million in return.
The lawsuit filed by Apple shows that the company has found emails on Mr Devine’s company laptop. It contained exchanges between himself and supply companies, confidential information about Apple and traces of financial transaction.