Casino and horse track records indicate that the suspect spent much of the money on gambling.
The suit alleges that a dental composite material used by the Kerr Corporation infringes on patent rights related to nanotechnology 3M developed for its Filtek brand of dental restoratives.
His hobby grew to the point where he also used company funds to rent out a storage facility when he kept his car collection and car parts, court documents indicate.
The Revenue Department will have less than three weeks to respond to the technology company.
The combined company will have more than 650 lawyers in 15 locations across the country.
Minnesota businesses can take multiple steps to prevent ex-employees from using and transferring key company information.
Items seized from the outdoor products retailer will be put up for sale later this month.
A sneak peek into which companies were sued for discriminating, retaliating or harassing employees was revealed in July.
Michael Tobak pled guilty to using assets from the business to cover personal expenses and make multi-million dollar investments.