Former Google Engineer gets 18 months in prison for trade-secret theft

Former Google Engineer gets 18 months in prison for trade-secret theft

A former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur Anthony levandowski has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing trade secrets from Google.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup came after more than four months said Levandowski was convicted after a March plea agreement.

During court proceedings, Levandowski was charged with 33 counts of trade theft from Google’s self-driving car project before landing at Uber.

He was ordered to pay $756,499.2 in return to Waymo and a fine of $95,000.

 

 

Published on: Aug 05, 2020 13:59:26

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