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Corporate-espionage, e-mail break-in case zaps electronics industry
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http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/051409-amx-email-espionage.html 

By Ellen Messmer
Network World 
05/14/2009 

A corporate-espionage case in which an executive from electronics 
manufacturer, AMX Corp, broke into the e-mail system of the marketing 
firm working for a competitor Crestron Electronics to steal sensitive 
business information has rocked that industry.

David Goldenberg, a resident of Long Island and former vice president in 
the New York-area office of Richardson, Texas.-based AMX Corp., pled 
guilty this week in a New Jersey courtroom to felony wiretapping in 
connection with illegally accessing the internal e-mail at Crestron=E2=80=99s 
sales and marketing firm, Sapphire Marketing, based in Woodcliff Hills, 
N.J.

As part of the plea deal with the Bergen Court Prosecutor=E2=80=99s Office, 
which has spared Goldenberg from a criminal trial, the prosecutor there, 
Brian Lynch, is recommending probation.

That=E2=80=99s in part because Goldenberg has been largely cooperative after 
being approached by the Paramus Police Department in February 2008 after 
Sapphire filed a complaint about suspicions that business e-mail 
concerning AMX was being intercepted and Goldenberg had something to do 
with it.

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