A recent letter from the U.S. Attorney's office confirms the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation connected to allegations that a former Uber executive stole self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off to help the ride-hailing service build robotic vehicles.And from Law.com's The Recorder:
The letter unsealed Wednesday by a federal judge marks the Justice Department's first acknowledgement of the probe....MORE
Unsealed Now: Letter from Federal Prosecutors in Waymo v. Uber
Read the letter the U.S. attorney’s office sent alerting Judge William Alsup to an explosive allegations a former Uber employee had passed to an in-house Uber attorney. The letter was unsealed and posted publicly Wednesday in the Waymo v. Uber docket....MORE, including the letter.
U.S. District Judge William Alsup, who is overseeing Waymo’s autonomous car trade secrets showdown with Uber, on Wednesday unsealed a letter the U.S. attorney’s office sent alerting the judge to explosive allegations a former Uber employee had passed to an in-house Uber attorney....