Algorithms for Success, Inc. ( 201cAFS 201d) yesterday sued former employee Michael Fritz for breach of contract, breach of duty of loyalty, misappropriation of legally protected information, violation of M.G.L. 93A, inevitable disclosure, breach of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Defend Trade Secrets Act, and unfair competition. AFS is a business and career coaching and event management company for whom Fritz was a vice president with access to AFS 2019 customers and confidential information. Fritz signed non-compete, non-solicitation, non-disclosure and assignment agreements with AFS. AFS 2019 allegations are that a forensic analysis of Fritz 2019s work computer revealed that he accessed thousands of confidential records and attached external storage devices such as thumb drives and external hard drives to the computer in the days immediately before his last day of work. AFS seeks the return of its confidential and proprietary information, forensic access to Fritz 2019s personal computers and other devices, temporary, preliminary and permanent injunctions preventing further use or dissemination of AFS 2019 confidential and proprietary information and preventing Fritz from working for any employer who performs services for AFS customers with whom he worked or had access to confidential information, and compensatory and punitive dames and attorneys 2019 fees.
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