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Mercedes Sues Ferrari-Bound F-1 Engineer for Data Theft

  • Hoyle saved files before planned departure to competitor
  • Ferrari may have gained 'unlawful' advantage, suit alleges

Mercedes-Benz AG is suing one of its Formula 1 engineers for taking confidential documents and data as he prepared to join competitor Ferrari.

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