Ex-Exec Inks Plea In Broadcom Backdating Probe

Law360, New York (December 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Former Broadcom Corp. human resources head Nancy Tullos has agreed to plead guilty to obstruction of justice charges stemming from her alleged deletion of an e-mail pertaining to employee options backdating at the chip company.

Tullos' Friday plea agreement was the first to be entered in the federal government's ongoing probe of options backdating at the Irvine, Calif.-based company.

Requiring her to cooperate with federal investigators, the agreement came in tandem with a settlement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's proceedings as well as a...
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