Ex-HP Ethics Chief Pleads Not Guilty In Pretexting Case

Law360, New York (November 10, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The former ethics chief and in-house lawyer for Hewlett-Packard Co. has pled not guilty to charges that he directed the company’s pretexting scandal.

Kevin Hunsaker, who was fired from HP, was arraigned Tuesday in Santa Clara County Superior Court.

Three private investigators—Ronald DeLia, Matthew DePante and Bryan Wagner—have also pled not guilty.

Last month, California Attorney General Bill Lockyer filed felony charges against former Hewlett-Packard chairwoman Patricia C. Dunn and the other four, alleging they committed criminal offenses by using false pretenses to access individuals’ phone...
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