Auto Ex-Google engineer indicted for stealing self-driving car secrets, pleads not guilty Updated : August 28, 2019 06:54 AM IST Levandowski, 39, pleaded not guilty to the charges through one of his lawyers, at an arraignment before US Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Jose, California. The judge set a preliminary bail package of $300,000 cash and the pledging as collateral of two properties worth $2 million. Levandowski left Waymo in early 2016 and eventually took over Uber's self-driving car project before being fired. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.