Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Pleas in Coke Case

With increased technology, we will probably be seeing more and more cases involving the misuse and criminal conduct related to information. So it is not surprising to see a prosecution related to trade secrets. 

Michael Kanell of the Atlanta Jrl Constitution reports here that two individuals plead guilty to conspiracy in a case involving trade secrets at Coca Cola. And of all places to go with the alleged trade secrets - Pepsi. (Although there is no mention of Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson here, it is interesting to note that he is General Counsel at PepsiCo)  According to the DOJ press release  the investigation started when Pepsi reported receipt of a letter offering the alleged secrets to Coca Cola and Coca Cola contacted the FBI.

Although sentencing remains to be seen on these two, a third individual who is also charged did not enter a plea. One has to wonder whether there will be cooperation with the DOJ to reduce their sentence. Clearly accepting responsibility should serve to mitigate the sentence of the cooperating defendants. The accused were represented by Atlanta attorneys Don Samuel & Anna Blitz.



Computer Crime | Permalink

TrackBack URL for this entry:


Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Pleas in Coke Case:

» obaji skin care from obaji skin care
obaji skin care | dermatologist skin care | colla... [Read More]

Tracked on Nov 8, 2006 9:29:23 PM

» singapore mlm from singapore mlm
singapore mlm | mlm opportunity | networking mlm... [Read More]

Tracked on Nov 12, 2006 5:43:41 AM

» home internet based business opportunity from home internet based business opportunity
successful home businesses | christian home business | [Read More]

Tracked on Nov 14, 2006 2:36:51 AM

» direct loan from direct loan
college student loans | direct loan | mortgage refi... [Read More]

Tracked on Nov 14, 2006 3:15:44 PM

» home equity loan rates from home equity loan rates
short term loans | bad credit car loans | boat loan | [Read More]

Tracked on Nov 14, 2006 7:59:21 PM

» used car loan from used car loan
payday advance loan | online quick loan application | [Read More]

Tracked on Nov 14, 2006 10:10:55 PM

» unsecured personal loan from unsecured personal loan
land loan | pay day loan | unsecured personal loan | [Read More]

Tracked on Nov 15, 2006 1:11:59 AM

» Soma. from Soma.
Effects of soma. Buy soma online. Soma. Soma in urine. [Read More]

Tracked on Sep 21, 2009 11:26:21 AM


Hey, you have a great site here! I'm definitely going to bookmark this!

Posted by: C Martin | Jan 20, 2008 9:28:09 PM

Post a comment