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  • Instead of Zen Dens, Starwood Builds an Espionage Case Against Hilton

    06/13/2009 8:25:07 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 1 replies · 528+ views
    WP ^ | 06/12/09 | Michael S. Rosenwald
    Instead of Zen Dens, Starwood Builds an Espionage Case Against Hilton By Michael S. Rosenwald Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, June 13, 2009 Earlier this year, Hilton Hotels shipped eight boxes to Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Companies don't typically send much mail to their competitors, and Starwood's general counsel discovered something odd in the boxes: thousands of Starwood documents and electronic files. Lawyers from Hilton, which is moving to Tysons Corner from Beverly Hills this summer, included a letter saying they found the material in the homes and offices of star employees the firm had recruited from Starwood. The material,...