Web Developer Accused Of Stealing Data, Computer Tampering

Michael Woyton reports on a case in New Rochelle, New York:

A web developer was arrested in New Rochelle for using his former employer’s data and computer servers to set up his own business. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino Jr. said Friday that Nial Yusupov, 25, of New Rochelle was arraigned March 28 on second-degree grand larceny, first-degree computer tampering and first-degree unlawful duplication of computer-related material, felonies.

Scarpino said Yusupov is alleged to have copied and stolen digital data from his former employer, a New Rochelle-based chemical distribution company.

Yusupov allegedly used the stolen data to open a company called Solventsol.  The name of his former employer was not provided in the New Rochelle Patch report, but reporting by NewRochelleTalk.com names the firm as Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals.

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