Family member steals clients, sets up competition.

A member of a family-run communications business left the company. While denying it, individual started business in direct competition with family business. Individual’s computer was identified as an asset of original company. Individual claimed that no company info was on computer. Burgess Forensics was engaged to test claim. Though computer had been completely deleted, reformatted, and with entirely new operating systems and applications installed on it, original database entries were nonetheless uncovered. Individual claimed innocence up until the moment that the Burgess Forensics experts were seen sitting awaiting a call into the courtroom. Individual then admitted wrongdoing and settled.

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