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 October 11, 2012  Court, Workplace

Kashmir Hill writes:

This case could be filed under “Horrible Bosses” or “Stupid Employees.” Jonathan Bruns of Texas had a temp job working for Houston-based Deepwater Corrosion Services, a company which, as you might guess from the name and location, is involved in the offshore oil industry. Via Courthouse News Service:

Bruns claims a staffing agency assigned him to work for Deepwater and his supervisor Pete Offenhauser gave him permission to recharge his phone on an office outlet.

That seems nice enough, but then Offenhauser allegedly went snooping… and struck oil:

“Unbeknownst to Mr. Bruns, and after he had returned to his usual job duties and responsibilities, Mr. Offenhauser accessed certain private material on Mr. Bruns’ cell phone and displayed the same on his laptop computer, specifically pictures of Mr. Bruns’ fiancée … without any clothing,” the complaint states.

Read more on Forbes.

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