16 January 2007

HP investigator pleads guilty - Financial Times - MSNBC.com

The Financial Times reported on Jan 15 that the US government has its first conviction in the HP pretexting case.

Excerpt:

Bryan Wagner, 29, who was charged with two federal felony counts on Wednesday, admitted that he illegally obtained the social security numbers and private telephone records of two journalists and two former HP board members and their family members as part of a plea deal. He faces up to five years in prison on the identity theft charge.

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