Court filing reveals name of anonymous whistleblower in Zillow/Move lawsuit

A new filing in the ongoing lawsuit between Zillow Group(Z) and Move (MOVE) names the anonymous whistleblower: former Zillow Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Chris Crocker.

Move and the National Association of Realtors filed suit against Zillow on March 17, 2014, after Errol Samuelson, Move’s chief strategy officer, resigned from Move on March 5, 2014, and joined Zillow as the company’s second-highest paid executive on the same day.

The original lawsuit alleged breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of trade secrets and accused Samuelson of misappropriating trade secret information by acquiring it using improper means, and by copying it without authorization.

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