Moto Says CFO Destroyed Evidence
Liska was dismissed earlier this year, and not many were surprised by the move because the company lost $3.6 billion in a quarter, and it's in the middle of a massive restructuring effort. But Liska filed a lawsuit that alleges he was unlawfully fired for trying to bring up issues with financial forecasts. He said the company's forecasts were based on inaccurate financial assumptions that ignored facts known to co-CEOs Greg Brown and Sanjay Jha.
Liska was dismissed Jan. 29, but he wasn't officially fired until a Feb. 19 SEC filing in which Motorola said he was terminated with cause for "serious misconduct and incompetence." Liska said this lag gave the company time to "concoct the false and malicious story" to damage his reputation for bringing up concerns about the company's future.
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