COMSAT SUES FORMER SALES EXECUTIVES WHO BOLTED TO RIVAL STRATOS MOBILE

Comsat Corp. [CQ] filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Md., against three former executives who recently left to join a competitor, Stratos Mobile Networks. The lawsuit alleges the former employees misappropriated confidential, sensitive and proprietary business information, and "purposefully and systematically" destroyed computer files before resigning. The executives named in Comsat's lawsuit are Wayne D'Ambrosio, Daryl Newsom and Robert Roe.