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Netflix sues former vice-president of IT

NetflixBuilding4Netflix has reportedly sued former vice president of information technology operations Mike Kail – who now works at Yahoo – alleging that he took kickbacks from vendors while working for the SVoD service.

According to reports by tech site re/code and the Wall Street Journal, Kail was accused of fraud, breach of fiduciary duties and other improper actions.

Netflix alleges that Kail accepted commissions of 12% to 15% on monthly fees paid to two IT service companies, VistaraIT and NetEnrich, between 2012 and this year.

The lawsuit was filed in a California Superior Court earlier this week.  Kail currently works as chief information officer at Yahoo.