PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia IT company alleges two former employees who started their own IT business have illegally accessed its computer systems in order to "sabotage" their former employer's company, its suit states.
Voree IT Solutions filed a complaint Nov. 4 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Brian DelPercio, George Martinez Vazquez and Cityscape Technologies LLC alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, violation of The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with existing and prospective business relationships and tortious interference with contract.
According to the suit, DelPercio and Vazquez left Voree in June to start a competing business when Vazquez's brother informed Voree that Vazquez and DelPercio gained unauthorized access to its computer systems. Voree alleges the defendants have used their access to undercut their prices offered to prospective customers and steal trade secrets and confidential information.
Voree seeks actual damages, to enjoin the defendants from accessing or using information from the plaintiff's computer systems and attorneys' fees. It is represented by Lawrence Pockers, Emily Kowey Roth and Andrew Rudowitz of Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 2:19-CV-05196-JMY