Lawsuit: Former employee used computer program to steal trade secrets from Virginia Beach company

Scott Daugherty reports:

A Virginia Beach construction company claims a former employee stole trade secrets earlier this year and provided them to a competitor.

Unlike most such cases, however, officials with Atlantic Marine Construction Company aren’t arguing the employee stole their proposal sheets and other records before he was fired. Rather, the company claims Christopher McGrath, formerly of Virginia Beach, stole them after he was terminated via a widely available computer program he secretly installed on a work computer.

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