The company declined to say how much was paid to Mr. Suns family; however, Mr. Suns brother cited a figure of 300,000 renminbi, or more than $44,000, and said that Mr. Suns girlfriend was also given an Apple notebook.
Sun, a recent engineering graduate was working for Foxconn in Shenzhen. He was responsible for shipping iPhone prototypes from Foxconn to Apple. According to Chinese news reports he received 16 prototype phones from the assembly line at a Foxconn factory. After reporting that one prototype had gone missing he was questioned and possibly physically intimidated by Foxconn security. Unable to cope with the pressure he jumped to his death from a twelfth story apartment.