Mark Swartz, a former Tyco International Ltd. (TYC) chief financial officer serving a prison sentence for grand larceny and securities fraud, sued the company for $60 million claiming breach of contract, Reuters reported Monday.
His claims include about $48 million for an executive retirement agreement and $9 million in reimbursement for New York taxes, the report said.
The lawsuit claims Tyco approved a contract with him "with actual knowledge that he was shortly to be indicted," Reuters reported.
A Tyco spokeswoman didn't immediately return requests for comment, the report said.
Full story at http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/07/us-tyco-swartz-idUSBRE8460YA20120507
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