Ex-Apple employee pleads guilty to defrauding the tech giant of $17 million

Dhirendra Prasad, 52, began defrauding Apple in 2011 by engaging in theft, taking kickbacks and inflating invoices. Two co-conspirators were also charged with participating in the schemes.

The ex-Apple employee faces up to 20 years in prison for mail fraud and wire fraud, as well as five years for comparing to defraud the US. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for March 14, 2023.


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