America’s Cup It has a long history of all kinds of deceit and espionage. Teams always try to capture as much information as possible about their opponents and on this occasion they cross the allowed limit. A dark mark that now appears to surround the 36th edition of Mother of All Castes. at least Emirates Team New Zealand, The trophy keeper, has been suspected of a leak of suspense on Monday night (at dawn in Spain).
According to the statement, the Federation of New Zealand and the ACE (organizer of the America’s Cup, Regatta) had suspected the presence of spies in ACE’s class for six months, a hypothesis confirmed when In Team New Zealand, they got confidential information about the team from Europe itself.
Alleged leakers have already been expelled. It is a group of self-employed workers, reaching the Auckland base, who have ties to the team, but are not part of the workforce. This profile covers a wide range of workers: from members of a design firm or lawyers, with access to relevant information, to suppliers of materials and services.
To date it is not known what secrets have been stolen, although these people are Reported for “highly defamatory and inaccurate financial and structural” allegations related to ACE, Team New Zealand and their employees.
At least one leak is related to one ACE’s potential indictment to pay Grant Dalton’s race car to AustraliaDirector of Team New Zealand on behalf of the Organization of 36 America’s Cup. The only way to explain why Dalton would show a reporter a transportation bill material.
Team New Zealand is a public / private project, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment has launched an investigation To clarify the facts, as the information pointed to a possible mismanagement of the budget. Dalton said, “While the allegations against Team New Zealand are unfounded, the ministry has no choice but to investigate, although we believe the intent of the leakers is highly doubtful.”
We will have to wait to find out the exact extent of the investigation details being leaked. In any case, at this early stage of investigation it seems unlikely that it is a Industrial espionage case like 2001, When Sean reevesA lawyer for OneWorld, the team of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen was caught selling Team New Zealand designs, which he had stolen while working for them. In the end, the American Federation was penalized in all sporting stages and the 2003 Copa America could not win, while Reeves was disqualified from practicing law.