South Korean prosecutors have charged an LG exec for allegedly sabotaging Samsung-made washing machines during an electronics tradeshow in Berlin last year.
CEO Travis Kalanick is named in the indictment, which accuses the ride-sharing service of violating public transportation law.
Ross Ulbricht, who allegedly went by "Dread Pirate Roberts" and operated the black market drug site, is charged with hacking, money laundering, narcotics trafficking, and operating a criminal enterprise.
Pump-mounted devices used Bluetooth chips that allowed the thieves to retrieve the data without having to physically connect to the devices, prosecutors allege.
HTC's ex-lead designer has been indicted for leaking company secrets, as well as taking kickbacks from suppliers.
The employees also allegedly received $1.1 million from kickbacks and phony expense reports, say reports from The Wall Street Journal and The Taipei Times.
The Korean tech giants have agreed to end all pending litigation in an effort to wash their hands of the affair.
The ride-hailing service plans to return at some point but only after it's reached an accord with the government.
The car-hailing service has been operating despite the city's argument that it's illegal. It says its latest move is an effort to establish "a consensus" with government officials.
LG has categorically denied charges that one of its senior execs vandalised rival Samsung's washing machines, and posted footage of the alleged incident to YouTube.