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In return for leaking Apple's secrets, manufacturers and suppliers gave him money for the inside information. It was proved by the court and Mr. Devine subsequently admitted the accusation. His actions had caused Apple a loss of $2,409,000.
He has contested to give up money and property worth approximately $2.28 million as part of the plea bargain. When he was arrested, federal agents had found about $150 000 in shoe boxes and more money in foreign accounts and safe deposit boxes.