Autonomy’s former finance chief convicted of fraud

The former chief financial officer of Autonomy was convicted of fraud in San Francisco on Monday, in the first courtroom test of claims by Hewlett-Packard that it was defrauded when it bought the British software company.

Sushovan Hussain was convicted on all 16 counts of wire and securities fraud after a trial that lasted two months. The federal case was brought after the UK’s Serious Fraud Office declined to pursue the allegations.

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