"Every employee owes his or her employer duties of undivided care and loyalty " Janken v. GM Hughes Electronics
, 46 Cal. App. 4th 55.
Breach of the duty of care and loyalty can carry with it liability for damages to the employer. By your holding back valuable assets belonging to your employer, you would breach your duty and subject yourself to liability for the damages caused.
Additionally, and more importantly, subjecting the employer to the "lever" of "future harm," by holding back purchase orders which are already the employer's property, is extortion. Overhill Farms, Inc. v. Lopez, 190 Cal. App. 4th 1248 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. 2010); Penal Code 518.
In short, you are about to get yourself into a "world of hurt," if you continue on your present course.
Hope this helps.
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