Thursday, December 13, 2012

HP Pretexting Scandal Still Pays Dividends for California

"A final chapter in HP’s pretexting scandal is set to end today as the last person facing criminal charges in the case — private investigator Bryan Wagner — is flying in from his Evergreen, Colorado home to be sentenced in a San Jose courtroom.

Wagner’s sentencing will mark the end of a long-running criminal investigation into an HP boardroom witch-hunt that dates back to 2005. That’s when HP executives told investigators to spy on board members, reporters, and their families in order to find out who on the board was leaking secrets to the press. Investigators used a now-notorious technique called pretexting to do the job. They called up telephone companies, pretending to be the people that they were investigating, in order to obtain their call records."

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