Apple has been granted a short lived restraining order on a person accused of stalking CEO Tim Prepare dinner.
Medium reporter Dave Gershgorn shared the information on Twitter yesterday:
Apple CEO Tim Prepare dinner has a stalker who has gotten onto his property TWICE and will not cease contacting him/ different Apple staff, per court docket filings and a sworn statement
Here is an excerpt from Apple’s request for a restraining order. The corporate notes that Rakesh “Rocky” Sharma has left disturbing voicemails for Prepare dinner and trespassed on his property twice.
I, William Burns, am a International Safety Specialist, Government Safety, at Apple lnc. I’m over the age of 18, and if referred to as to testify, I can competently testify to the next data:
As a part of my duties at Apple, I often work together with and supply safety for Apple’s Government Workforce (listed right here: https://www.apple.com/Ieadership), together with Apple’s Chief Government Officer (“CEO”), I work intently with Apple’s Government Workforce, and as a part of these duties I typically accompany Apple’s executives to and from residences, together with however not restricted to, the residence of Apple’s CEO.
As a part of my duties, I’m conscious of threats made towards Apple’s Government Workforce, and have been made conscious of threats made by Respondent, Rakesh “Rocky” Sharma towards Apple, together with its CEO. Particularly, I’m conscious of occasions contained inside this assertion. On September 25 and October 2, 2019, Mr. Sharma referred to as an Apple govt’s cellphone and left disturbing voicemails.
Mr. Sharma’s conduct escalated from leaving voicemails to tried to stalk Apple’s CEO by bodily trespassing on the CEO’s private property. At round 10:30 p.m. on December 4. 2019, Mr. Sharma trespassed on the Apple govt’s property situated in Palo Alto, getting into the property by the closed gate with out permission, and Mr. Sharma tried to ship flowers and a bottle of champagne. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Sharma continued to tag the Apple govt on his Titter account, which included sexualized and inappropriate images of Mr. Sharma close to the Apple govt. At round 9:00 p.m. on January 15, 2020, Mr. Sharma once more trespassed on the Apple govt’s property, once more getting into the property by the gate with out permission and rang the doorbell. The Palo Alto Police Division was contacted, however Mr. Sharma had left the property prior earlier than the police arrived.
Within the portion of the submitting the place Apple is requested if the respondent used or threatened to make use of a gun or different weapon, Apple wrote:
“As famous intimately attachments 4b and 8c, Respondent Sharma has acknowledged that he is aware of the place members of Apple’s Government Workforce resides, and acknowledged that ‘I do not use ammunition however I do know individuals who do.’ This assertion is a direct menace to make use of firearms towards Apple staff.”
The non permanent restraining order is ready to run out on March three at which date a listening to has been scheduled. Please obtain the iClarified app or observe iClarified on Twitter, Fb, YouTube, and RSS for updates.