Min-Liang Tan, the CEO of Razer reported on Facebook that the company had two of their Project Valerie prototypes stolen from their booth at this year’s CES conference.
In his post, Tan posted that Razer has already filed the “necessary reports” with both law enforcement and show management about the theft.
At Razer, we play hard and we play fair. Our teams worked months on end to conceptualize and develop these units and we pride ourselves in pushing the envelope to deliver the latest and greatest.
We treat theft/larceny, and if relevant to this case, industrial espionage, very seriously – it is cheating, and cheating doesn’t sit well with us. Penalties for such crimes are grievous and anyone who would do this clearly isn’t very smart.
He said that the theft occurred in the Razer press room at approximately 4PM on Sunday, January 8th 2017.
Razer is asking anyone who knows about the theft to report it to [email protected], they will also be offering a $25,000 reward for anyone who provides original information that leads to the identification, arrest and conviction of a criminal suspect.
They don’t yet know the reason for the theft, however, they have acknowledged that industrial espionage could be a big possibility. We will be sure to let you know as soon as we hear more.
In the meantime, you can hit up the source link below to read Min-Liang Tan’s response.