Pfizer asks feds to punish data-stealer

Pfizer wants the feds to throw the book at a former employee who copied personal data on some 34,000 workers and took it off site. According to a letter Pfizer sent to Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the company has been "informally consulting" with a former federal prosecutor to help construct an airtight case against the ex-employee.

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