March 12, 2021 at 11:36PM

■□□□□ #DataLeak: Apple is suing a former employee who it claims leaked company trade secrets to a media outlet for over a year for his own personal gain.

Former advanced materials lead and product design architect Simon Lancaster is accused of abusing his position to access information outside of his job scope. He allegedly exchanged the data he stole for payment and positive media coverage of a startup business.